Out of work

The Second World War brought full employment to Canada, but it also brought the Unemployment Insurance Act. This card indicated that Ethel Cooper had received an unemployment insurance book when she stopped working at a Toronto-area munitions factory.

Defence Industries Limited, Ajax, Ontario, Receipt of Surrender, issued to Ethel Cooper, 15 July 1943

card, 18.9cm x 10.1cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
Second World War