Canada and the First World War

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Fight with Food
Poster urging all Canadians on the home front to eat less wheat, meat, diary products, and beans so that these foods could be sent overseas. Canadians were also directed to eat more fish, vegetables, fruits, and other grains. Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden is quoted at the bottom, "The food crisis is grave and urgent beyond the possibility of exaggeration."

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Food Conservation Poster
CWM 20070104-108