The National Dream. Macdonald had a dream of creating a British North American Nation that would rival that of the United States. The only way of realizing this dream was by building a transportation and communication link that would join all the parts.
The National Policy dealt with key issues outlined below.
1) A system of Protective Tariffs
CPR Last Spike - November 7, 1885 - Craigellachie, B.C.Spike maul swung by CPR Syndicate member Donald Smith.Immediately left of him with dark beard: W.C. Van Horne, General Manager.Between them, tall with white beard, Sandford Fleming.(All 3 men died 1914-1915)