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Canada's farmers benefit from the Seaway

In 1535, Jacques Cartier stood on Mount Royal looking down in despair at the Lachine Rapids that barred his further progress inland along the St. Lawrence River. It wasn't until 1954 that a formal agreement between Canada and the U.S. finally made the St. Lawrence Seaway possible. Heralded as a marvel of engineering when it opened in 1959, the Seaway has been hit by environmental problems and hard economic times over the last two decades. What lies ahead for the Seaway?

 The St. Lawrence Seaway and its effect on agriculture and farmers in the west.

Medium: Television
Program: Country Calendar
Broadcast Date: May 31, 1959
Guest(s):
Host: Johnny Moles
Duration: 14:23

Last updated: April 25, 2013

Page consulted on September 16, 2013

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