The head of the National Film Board sees in the postwar era the opportunity for Canada to expand its cultural industries, particularly film.
A journalist sees great potential in Canada extending economic and political relations with the nations of Central and South America after the Second World War.
A survey of developments in science, medicine, and technology as they might influence Canada's postwar prospects.
A geography professor argues that the key to Canada's postwar prosperity lies to the north.
Noted historian Arthur Lower surveys the postwar prospects for Canadian economic engagement with the Pacific region.
Booklets such as this one were distributed widely, to allay the fears of people in uniform that they might be left destitute when the war was won.
The prospect for employment after the Second World War was the subject of this survey co-authored by Leonard Marsh, author of the Marsh Report that laid the groundwork for Canada's social welfare state.
This booklet was intended to provide information and spark debate about the changing place of women in society as a result of the Second World War.
With many Canadians wearing medals from two different wars, the Department of Veterans Affairs decided to issue these instructions on the proper way to wear them.
This 1946 cover marked Canada's transformation from a wartime to a peacetime economy after the Second World War.
This cover marked a return to peace, yet ironically bears the censor stamp of the War Disease Control Station, set up at Grosse Île, Quebec, to study measures that might be taken in the event of germ warfare.
After the First World War, the Department of Soldiers Civil Re-establishment's Ontario branches offered employment assistance to veterans.
Distributed to demobilized soldiers by the YMCA, this card allowed them to use the Association's facilities for six months after they returned home.
The Knights was one of the many aid organizations that provided comforts to Canadian soldiers returning home at the end of the First World War.
This document indicated that Edward Robertson, a Vancouver logger who enlisted in the 158th Battalion in May 1916, had completed medical treatment through the Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment.
The Returned Soldiers' Welcome and Aid League distributed these cards to soldiers returning to Regina, Saskatchewan, at the end of the First World War.
The Canadian Red Cross Society, the Knights of Columbus, the YMCA, and the Halifax Citizens Committee distributed these cards to soldiers returning to Halifax, Nova Scotia, at the end of the First World War.
These cards were important documents for the trip home of Lieutenant J.R. Sams in 1945.
This card, with a verse by Pauline Johnson, was given to soldiers returning to the city of Fort William, Ontario, after the First World War.