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Dominion of Canada
Map by RawSasquatch
Map by RawSasquatch
Leader
William Lyon Mackenzie King
Capital
Ottawa
Start Bias
None
Religion
Protestantism
Culture
req. mod
Colonial


Civilopedia

Canada led by Mackenzie King is a custom civilization mod by JFD, with contributions from RawSasquatch, DarthKyofu and Wolfdog.

This mod requires Brave New World.

Overview[]

Canada[]

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, and 70 per cent residing within 100 kilometres (62 mi) of the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

Various Indigenous peoples have inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. Beginning in the 16th century, British and French expeditions explored and later settled along the Atlantic coast. As a consequence of various armed conflicts, France ceded nearly all of its colonies in North America in 1763. In 1867, with the union of three British North American colonies through Confederation, Canada was formed as a federal dominion of four provinces. This began an accretion of provinces and territories and a process of increasing autonomy from the United Kingdom. This widening autonomy was highlighted by the Statute of Westminster of 1931 and culminated in the Canada Act of 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British parliament.

Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government. The country is a realm within the Commonwealth of Nations, a member of the Francophonie and officially bilingual at the federal level. It ranks among the highest in international measurements of government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many other countries. Canada's long and complex relationship with the United States has had a significant impact on its economy and culture.

A developed country, Canada has the sixteenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the twelfth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks. Canada is part of several major international and intergovernmental institutions or groupings including the United Nations, NATO, the G7, the Group of Ten, the G20, the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

William Lyon Mackenzie King[]

William Lyon Mackenzie King OM, CMG, PC, also commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political leader, as the Prime Minister of Canada, from the 1920s through the 1940s. He served as the tenth Prime Minister of Canada in 1921–1926, 1926–1930 and 1935–1948. He is best known for his leadership of Canada throughout the Second World War (1939–1945) when he mobilized Canadian money, supplies and volunteers to support Britain while boosting the economy and maintaining home front morale. A Liberal with 21 years and 154 days in office, he was the longest-serving prime minister in Canadian history. Trained in law and social work, he was keenly interested in the human condition (as a boy, his motto was "Help those that cannot help themselves"), and played a major role in laying the foundations of the Canadian welfare state.

King acceded to the leadership of the Liberal Party in 1919. Taking the helm of a party bitterly torn apart during the First World War, he reconciled factions, unifying the Liberal Party and leading it to victory in the 1921 election. His party was out of office during the harshest days of the Great Depression in Canada, 1930–35; he returned when the economy was on an upswing. He personally handled complex relations with the Prairie Provinces, while his top aides Ernest Lapointe and Louis St. Laurent skillfully met the demands of French Canadians. During the Second World War, he carefully avoided the battles over conscription, patriotism and ethnicity that had divided Canada so deeply in the First World War. 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. Scholars attribute King's long tenure as party leader to his wide range of skills that were appropriate to Canada's needs. He understood the workings of capital and labour. Keenly sensitive to the nuances of public policy, he was a workaholic with a shrewd and penetrating intelligence and a profound understanding of the complexities of Canadian society. A modernizing technocrat who regarded managerial mediation as essential to an industrial society, he wanted his Liberal Party to represent liberal corporatism to create social harmony. King worked to bring compromise and harmony to many competing and feuding elements, using politics and government action as his instrument. He led his party for 29 years, and established Canada's international reputation as a middle power fully committed to world order.

King's biographers agree on the personal characteristics that made him distinctive. He lacked the charisma of such contemporaries as Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, or Charles de Gaulle. He lacked a commanding presence or oratorical skill; his best writing was academic, and did not resonate with the electorate. Cold and tactless in human relations, he had many political allies but very few close personal friends. He never married and lacked a hostess whose charm could substitute for his chill. He kept secret his beliefs in spiritualism and use of mediums to stay in contact with departed associates and particularly with his mother, and allowed his intense spirituality to distort his understanding of Adolf Hitler throughout the late 1930s.

A survey of scholars in 1997 by Maclean's magazine ranked King first among all Canada's prime ministers, ahead of Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir Wilfrid Laurier. As historian Jack Granatstein notes, "the scholars expressed little admiration for King the man but offered unbounded admiration for his political skills and attention to Canadian unity." On the other hand, political scientist Ian Stewart in 2007 found that even Liberal activists have but a dim memory of him.

Dawn of Man[]

"War is upon the friends and allies of Canada, Mackenzie King, and you must not sit idly by. As Prime Minister for over two decades, you oversaw some of the most stable years in Canada's history; all the while with war and economic depression threatening to engulf the world. A shrewd and intelligent public servant, you sought to bring economic prosperity to Canada and her allies, and in your success, you would pave the way for Canada to take her place as an actor on the international stage.

JFDCanadaLS

Art by RawSasquatch

War tolls on the horizon, Mackenzie King, and Canada needs an able statesman to carry her through. Can you bring economic prosperity to those that cannot help themselves? Can you inspire your countrymen to serve for peace; not glory? Can you build a civilization that can stand the test of time?"

Introduction: "Greetings and welcome. I am Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada. That's all the pleasantries I have time for."

Defeat: "A shame. I was growing to admire you. Perhaps we'll keep in on the other side."

Unique Attributes[]

Canada (Mackenzie King)
JFDCanadaLeader

Art by JFD

Volunteer Spirit

Gain up to three Traderoute Trade Route slots whilst one of your Friends is at War War. Cities with a Traderoute Trade Route have increased Military Unit Production Production (+10%).

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Art by Unknown

Flower Class (Destroyer)
  • +25% Strength Combat versus Submarines.
  • Begins with bonus Moves Moves when beginning its turn on a Traderoute Trade Route in neutral or friendly waters.
JFDCanadaUB

Art by DarthKyofu

Merchant Shipyard (Seaport)
  • Building Cargo Ships adds half Production Production toward Naval Melee and Naval Ranged Units in this City at the same time.
City List
  1. Ottawa
  2. Montreal
  3. Toronto
  4. Vancouver
  5. Hamilton
  6. Quebec City
  7. Winnipeg
  8. Kingston
  9. London
  10. Calgary
  11. Windsor
  12. Edmonton
  13. Victoria
  14. Saint John
  15. Halifax
  16. Trois-Rivières
  17. Longueuil
  18. St. Catherines
  19. Oshawa
  20. Saskatoon
  21. Sault Ste. Marie
  22. Burlington
  23. Sudbury
  24. Sherbrooke
  25. Kitchener
  26. Prince George
  27. Whitby
  28. Red Deer
  29. Moncton
  30. Thunder Bay
  31. Oakville
  32. Medicine Hat
  33. Grande Prairie
  34. Laval
  35. Gatineau
  36. Regina
  37. Valcourt
  38. Barrie
  39. Niagara Falls
Spy List
  • William
  • Bernard
  • Louie
  • Peggy
  • Kathleen
  • Claude
  • Stanley
  • Lorraine
  • Werner
  • Jacqueline

Music[]

Peace Theme War Theme
Hearts_of_Iron_IV_-_End_of_the_Tour

Hearts of Iron IV - End of the Tour

Hearts_of_Iron_IV_-_We_Are_Soldiers

Hearts of Iron IV - We Are Soldiers

"End of the Tour", by Andreas Waldeloft "We Are Soldiers", by Andreas Waldeloft
JFDCanadaIcon

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Yes
Yes
Community Balance Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ethnic Units
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Map Labels
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unique Cultural Influence
Yes
Wish for the World
No
YnAEMP
Yes

Full Credits List[]

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Latest Version: v 1
Last Updated: 30 October 2019

 

 
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