In Montreal last week men and women waited in block-long lines to apply for permits to get jobs, or to leave jobs they already had. The Canadian Government was mobilizing all the manpower of the sprawling Dominion to put its immense resources completely into the war effort.
New laws provided:
> The Labor Department, the Munitions & Supply Department and the Wartime Prices & Trade Board would establish labor priority ratings for all industries.
> Workers could not quit, and employers could not dismiss, without seven days' notice in writing.
> Farm workers could not...