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Canada 150: WAC Bennett built BC's modern economy, forged a political dynasty
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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Canada, we are counting until Canada Day with profiles of 150 Britons. Its megaprojects transformed British Columbia from a fragmented frontier to a $ 200 billion integrated economic giant a year. The twenty-second minister of the province was a populist visionary. It symbolized both the eccentricity of the Confederacy and its enthusiastic business enthusiasm. When W.A.C. Bennett took power in the mid-twentieth century, the largest employers in the province were company-city mines, logging and fishing. Today, work engines are technology based on knowledge, finance, real estate and construction. A distant relative of Prime Minister R.B. Bennett, William Andrew Cecil Bennett was born on September 6, 1900, to a ne'er-do-well father and a strongly-voluntarily Christian mother on a hardscrabble New Brunswick farm. He grew up poor and left school after grade 9. In 1919, he followed his father, a returned veteran, to the farm on the Alberta side of the Peace River district. But he soon got fed up and took a job at an Edmonton hardware store, saving his salary. In 1930, just as the Great Depression began, he bought a small hardware store in Kelowna. A community-driven and pragmatic entrepreneur - despite being a lifelong lawyer, he invested in the region's first winery - Bennett began to get into politics, discovered an aptitude that blended perfectly with his business acumen and was chosen As provincial legislator as conservative In 1941. On September 20, 1956 the front page of The Vancouver Sun announces a landslide victory for Premier WAC Bennett and his Social Credit party in that year's 1956 British Columbia provincial election. Two Sometimes rejected in offers to head to the Conservatives, he resigned to sit as an independent in 1951, then joined the Social Credit Party and, when he made a surprise breakthrough in 1952, he was elected to lead the minority government. Campaigning on a cunning populist platform of fiscal restraint, fervent free enterprise, antisocialist zeal, Western chauvinism and unrepentant repentance of Ottawa, developed a chameleon-like capacity to adapt policy to both, and sometimes both sides of any contentious issue. It became the longest premier serving in B.C. history. The Social Credit remained undefeated for 20 years. Bennett - iconic journalist Bruce Hutchison described his "fixed neon smile, the seller's security, the ruthless rush of speech" as
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