World War II


Canada’s War Record

During the Second World War, the federal government produced frequent updates on the nation's war effort as a quick reference for journalists, politicians, business leaders, and the general public.


Wartime Pickles and Relishes

A Second World War pamphlet describing alternative garnishes in light of wartime restrictions on the use of sugar.

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Wartime Jams and Jellies

A Second World War pamphlet on making creative use of peaches, apples, and other late summer fruits.

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Canning Fruits and Vegetables

Proper procedures for food preservation and storage are outlined in this Second World War pamphlet.

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Home Preservation of Meats, Poultry, Fish and Soups

A Second World War guide to safe preserving, to guard against waste or loss of food.