Following WWII, the economy was on the upswing and families grew larger. Better living conditions made it possible for the middle class to own property.
To promote house construction, the Government of Canada created the Canada Mortgage and Housing Commission (CMHC) and financial institutions, banks and credit unions made it easier to buy property. This was the beginnings of a housing boom.
The advent of the automobile made it possible to leave the city and buy a lot, and then a house, in the suburbs. The single-family home became a realistic dream. It sparked the golden age of the Bungalow.