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Why did Canada East join Confederation?


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Answered 2011-01-06 02:52:30

because the political deadlock was making it impossible to do anything in Canada east and Canada west.

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Technically, Canada East did not join Confederation. Canada East and Canada West were merely geographical designations, not political entities. The pre-Confederation Province of Canada was the political entity that joined Confederation. Immediately upon Confederation, the Province of Canada was divided into the Province of Québec and the Province of Ontario.

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