Canadian News – ASN : [Manufacture d’obus anti-aérien]
[stockshot, silent, National Film Board of Canada, 1940]
After experiencing a shortage of jobs during the Depression, Quebec encountered a shortage of labour during the war years. Women were invited to join the labour force in large numbers. This new workforce, however, was mostly made up of unskilled young women. Most of them returned to family life after the war or after their marriage.