Finding work for ex-soldiers

At the end of the First World War, the Canadian government faced an unprecedented problem with the return of tens of thousands of ex-soldiers who would be looking for work. It relied on local officials for appraisals of the job market in various areas.

circular letter from W.T. Ruggles, Demobilization Officer, "B" Unit, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment, 15 January 1919

Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
t.l.s., 2 pages, 20.2cm x 25.4cm