Wanted! 500, 000 Canadians for WW I

Image from the Apocalypse World War I series. ©Gaumont Pathé Archives

In his New Year’s statement on January 1st,1916, Robert Borden, then prime minister of Canada, pledges to send 500 000 troops overseas. What do recruiters think will persuade them? Find out in this featured thematic tour by the McCord Museum.