Keeping an eye on prices

The ceiling price - the maximum price that could be charged for any good purchased - was a key element of Canada's wartime strategy to control inflation, and the government relied on shoppers to help enforce price ceilings.

Canada, Wartime Prices and Trade Board, To the Women of Canada (Ottawa: King's Printer, 1941)

Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
s.l., 29.1cm x 45.4cm