The Toronto Star had to do its best to produce as many Star Weekly issues with the available paper during the war. However, in this communication by R.B Cowan, the Toronto Star's circulation manager, explains that they are unable to increase orders above 750,000 copies.
In light of rationing measures that affected paper, the Toronto Star had difficulty producing as many issues as it had done in the past. Nevertheless, this communication from R.B Cowan, the Toronto Star's circulation manager explains that a small increment in orders for the weekly issue of July 29th is possible, just not exponentially more than the 714,000 copies that were already being made each week!
The Government Liquor Control Commission of Manitoba published periodical lists on the legal prices of liquor in accordance with the Liquor Control Act of 1928 and wartime measures on alcohol prices and concentrations.
Laura Secord Candy Shops created a line of patriotic advertising novelties featuring pieces of information on Canadian British history, This example gave a short historical description of how the Union Jack came into existence.
In another message to the women of Canada, Donald Gordon, the Chairman of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board, he asks of homemakers around the country to "determine whether the most valuable use is being made of the materials, manpower, and factories". In this radio message Gordon asked women across Canada to make a list of commodities, note their quality, write down their prices, and keep this list in mind when shopping to ensure that "ceiling prices" were maintained.
During the Second World War, the Wartime Prices and Trade Board worked to ensure consumer protections for all Canadians, as well as establishing price and inflation control measures - including rent controls on housing accommodation and shared accommodation during wartime.