In this blog post we introduce to our readers more details about life in Dundas and Canada during World War I. A series of these posts will appear in commemoration of the centenary of World War I. We also remind everyone that “A War Without End” ends February 16, 2015.
In August of 1914, the Dominion of Canada was part of the British Empire, meaning that if Britain was at war, so was Canada. Regardless, when Canadians learned that their motherland was going to war they were eager to participate, unaware of the political and social strains this would place upon Canada.
Thousands of men enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), and then assembled at Valcartier, Q... [More]