Resource Industries

Strategic minerals

The workers of HBM&S processed zinc, copper, and cadmium, and their company magazine not only kept them current on news around the company, but also reminded them that their work was essential to the war effort.

Canada needs wool

To help meet demands for woollen articles for service personnel, this bulletin calls for a nation-wide increase in the number of sheep on farms and a decrease in the civilian use of wool.

View PDF: Wool Urgent.pdf

Wealth in forestry

A brief survey of Canada's pulp and paper industry before and during the Second World War, with projections for the future.

View PDF: Pulp & paper.pdf

Iron and steel

This survey of Canada's iron and steel industry begins with a military truism: "Fighting men appreciate steel. We have both dished it out and dodged it."

Canada's forestry sector

A discussion of how to make the most of Canada's forest resources, both during and after the Second World War.

View PDF: Wealth in Wood.pdf