Conscription comes to Canada

Conscription came to Canada in 1917 amidst great controversy. This leaflet was part of the government's effort to explain why it was necessary and how it would work.

Canada, Militia and Defence, Militia Council, The Military Service Act: Its Meaning and Effect (Ottawa, 26 September 1917)

MSA.pdf (17.24 MB)
leaflet, 4 pages, 17.7cm x 26.5cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War