Chart 1
Wheat and canola: The race for first place

Acres 0 5,000,000 10,000,000 15,000,000 20,000,000 25,000,000 30,000,000 35,000,000 40,000,000 1908 1918 1928 1938 1948 1958 1968 1978 1988 1998 2008 Canola¹Canola¹ WheatWheat
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For the early years of the canola series, the crop was referred to as rapeseed.
Source(s):
CANSIM table 001-0017.

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Wheat and canola: The race for first place, Acres
  Canola¹ Wheat
1908 .. 6,610,300
1909 .. 7,750,400
1910 .. 8,864,500
1911 .. 11,095,900
1912 .. 10,996,700
1913 .. 11,015,000
1914 .. 10,293,900
1915 .. 15,109,400
1916 .. 15,369,700
1917 .. 14,755,800
1918 .. 17,353,900
1919 .. 19,126,000
1920 .. 18,232,400
1921 .. 23,261,200
1922 .. 22,422,700
1923 .. 21,886,100
1924 .. 22,055,700
1925 .. 20,789,800
1926 .. 22,895,600
1927 .. 22,460,200
1928 .. 24,119,100
1929 .. 25,155,000
1930 .. 24,897,900
1931 .. 26,355,100
1932 .. 27,182,100
1933 .. 25,991,100
1934 .. 23,985,000
1935 .. 24,115,700
1936 .. 25,604,800
1937 .. 25,570,200
1938 .. 25,930,500
1939 .. 26,756,500
1940 .. 28,726,200
1941 .. 21,949,300
1942 .. 21,560,200
1943 3,200 16,733,900
1944 10,800 22,677,300
1945 12,500 23,198,200
1946 23,500 24,375,700
1947 58,300 24,122,200
1948 80,000 23,705,300
1949 20,000 27,387,000
1950 400 27,311,200
1951 6,500 25,254,400
1952 18,500 26,164,100
1953 29,500 26,383,600
1954 40,000 25,539,000
1955 138,000 22,659,500
1956 351,900 22,781,100
1957 617,500 21,560,700
1958 626,000 22,149,100
1959 213,500 24,500,200
1960 763,000 24,538,300
1961 710,300 25,316,000
1962 371,200 26,818,200
1963 478,000 27,568,600
1964 791,000 29,697,600
1965 1,435,000 28,301,400
1966 1,525,000 29,692,500
1967 1,635,000 30,121,700
1968 1,056,000 29,425,500
1969 2,022,000 24,961,500
1970 4,074,000 12,483,400
1971 5,341,000 19,406,700
1972 3,318,000 21,351,100
1973 3,205,000 23,664,500
1974 3,160,000 22,085,300
1975 4,520,000 23,424,100
1976 1,778,000 27,803,600
1977 3,590,000 24,996,100
1978 6,980,000 26,132,100
1979 8,420,000 26,003,500
1980 5,140,000 27,697,200
1981 3,463,000 30,708,200
1982 4,370,000 30,941,700
1983 5,717,000 33,807,000
1984 7,588,000 32,520,000
1985 6,875,000 33,925,000
1986 6,498,000 35,314,000
1987 6,460,000 33,355,200
1988 9,180,000 32,276,200
1989 7,210,000 34,201,800
1990 6,250,000 34,926,900
1991 7,760,407 35,121,415
1992 7,995,000 35,562,200
1993 10,310,000 32,080,200
1994 14,325,000 27,175,600
1995 13,205,000 28,086,500
1996 8,747,900 30,859,700
1997 12,122,800 28,605,600
1998 13,534,800 26,862,200
1999 13,834,700 25,870,300
2000 12,199,800 27,360,600
2001 9,455,900 27,059,900
2002 9,579,800 25,626,200
2003 11,702,200 25,731,900
2004 12,894,600 24,428,300
2005 13,269,600 23,855,900
2006 13,055,339 24,345,255
2007 15,771,000 21,728,100
2008 16,163,200 25,141,000
2009 16,529,700 24,917,100
2010 17,585,900 21,134,100
2011 18,989,680 21,562,830
2012 22,021,000 23,797,600
2013 20,255,800 26,256,500
2014 20,774,600 24,194,100
2015 20,664,700 24,218,300
2016 20,367,100 23,277,900
2017 22,837,100 22,516,300
¹
For the early years of the canola series, the crop was referred to as rapeseed.
Source(s):
CANSIM table 001-0017.
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