Canada is not a Sovereign State | Source: Desjardins, L. G. (1918). England, Canada and the Great war. Quebec,: Chronicle print. A 12 page excerpt that responds to Bourassa’s assertion that Canada should not have been automatically at war because England declared war.
Canada’s Opinion as to the European War and Canada’s Policy | Source: Hopkins, J. Castell. (1918). Canadian annual review war series – 1914. Toronto: The Canadian Annual Review Ltd. A 6-page article that explores how Canadians from across the country responded to the outbreak of war.
Gifts to Britain of Canadian Produce | Source: Dominion Bureau of Statistics Canada. (1915). Canada Year Book 1914 Retrieved from: http://www65.statcan.gc.ca/acyb_r000-eng.htm A half page accounting of the various gifts sent to Britain by the Dominion and the provinces.
Had Canada the Right to Help England? Source: Desjardins, L. G. (1918). England, Canada and the Great war. Quebec,: Chronicle print. A 3 page excerpt that addresses some of Henri Bourassa’s assertions that Canada had no business getting involved in a European war.
How Canada Answered the Call | Source: De Beck, A.M. (1917). Canada in khaki: A tribute to the officers and men now serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, edited by Canadian War Records Office. London: The Pictorial Newspaper Co. (1910) Ltd., 1917. A one page article that describes Canadian’s initial enthusiasm for the war.
The Bugles of the Empire Sounded | Source: Robert Borden Aitken, M. (1916). Canada in Flanders: The official story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Volume I. London: Hodder and Stoughton. A 3-page book introduction penned by Robert Borden, in which the Prime Minister gives an account of Canada’s entry into the war.
The Dominion at War | Source: Sir George Perley Perley, G. (1917). Canada in khaki: A tribute to the officers and men now serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (Vol. 1, pp. 5-10). London: The Pictorial Newspaper Co. (1910) Ltd. A 3-page article about Canada’s participation in the war from a largely political standpoint.
War Time in Canada | Source MacTavish, N. (1914). The Canadian Magazine, 43(6 [Oct]), 545-550. A 6-page magazine article (published two months into the war) that describes Canadians’ reactions to the war.
‘Fighting as an Ally’: The English–Canadian Patriotic Response to the Great War | Source: Bray, R. M. (1980). Canadian Historical Review, 61(2), 141-168.
A historian’s account of the English Canadian response to the First World War.