saw Canada's contribution grow until it was for a time the second largest. William Lyon Mackenzie, Scotch-Canadian political reformer and one of the leaders of the failed. In English, John; Stubbs,.O. The bridge across the Rideau Canal in downtown Ottawa, built following World War II, is named in his honour to recognize his contributions to the land planning of the city of Ottawa. 62 Another Housing Act was later passed in 1944 with the intention of providing federally guaranteed loans or mortgages to individuals who wished to repair or construct dwellings through their own initiative.
King failed to gain his immediate objective, a teaching position at the University, but earned political credit with Mulock, the man who would invite him to Ottawa and make him a deputy minister only five years later. He understood labour and capital. Knight of the Holy Spirit: A Study of William Lyon Mackenzie King. University of Toronto Press. Though few major policy innovations took place during his premiership, he was able to synthesize and pass a number of measures that had reached a level of broad national support.