... 1940 -
December, 1941 the United States enters the war after the
on Pearl Harbour
1945 – WW2 ends..
Aug. 19: Nearly 1000 Canadians die and 2000 are taken prisoner in the
failed raid on Dieppe.
Rationing and consumer goods shortages become a way of life.
Manitoba Power Commission decides to extend service to more rural
and the R.M.
The first combine bought by Oscar G. Reilley.
Arden Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion formed.
The Western Canada Elevator in Helston becomes the Helston Coop.
The return of soldiers, many with war brides, signals the beginning of
the “Baby Boom”.
Helston Co-op Elevator torn down.
Dr. G.M. Brownell, Chairman of the Historic Sites Advisory Board,
reports on the archaeological value of the mounds and the Indian
Village in the Arden area.
Mass chest X-Rays authorized.
Addition made to War Memorial.
The Legion puts a plaque on the war memorial.
Hydro construction began in the Lansdowne area.