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Internal Links – Economy and War

Media Kit 3 > Government and Politics > Financing the war

  • Debt & Finances in the News
  • Income Tax – income tax is introduced for the first time in 1917 as a temporary measure to pay for the war that somehow became permanent. This collection has news headlines, images, and documents relating to the advent of income tax.
  • War Bonds – Governments need to borrow money to fight wars and sometimes they borrow it from their own people in the form of government bonds. This section has news, images, many posters, and documents.

Media Kit 3 > Government and Politics > Miscellaneous Gov’t/Politics Docs

  • Labour stats
  • Imports and exports before and during the war
  • Financial summaries
  • Cost of Living Charts
  • Earnings

Media Kit 3 > The Home Front > War Industry and Manufacturing

  • Images of Canada`s changing industrial infrastructure
  • Documents about Canada`s war industry

Media Kit 3 > The Home Front > Fighting with food > Fighting with Food Imagery

  • There are some posters in this section that deal with what money Canada could be making if production were to increase in different sectors.

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