Demographics and Social Changes

Events

The Baby Boom

1946 - 1964

An increase in birthrate after the end of World War II.

Birth of Rock and Roll

1948 - 1952

The Emergence of the Suburbs

1950

Hippie Movement

1960 - 1969

Emergence of the 'Teenager'

1960 - 1970

Introduction of Universal Health Care

1962

Emergence of Equal Opportunity/ Anti-Discriminatory Laws

1970

Multicultural Policy

1971 - 1980

AIDS Epidemic

1980 - 1995

Immigration Act of 1980

1980

National Energy Program

1980 - 1985

National Health Care Act

1984