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Session 6A

War Production

Chair: Matthew Wiseman [St. Jerome’s University]

Shoring up the Supply Lines: Operations of the Canadian Forestry Corps during 1917

Cameron Bartlett [Independent Scholar]

Canada’s Chemical Romance: Occupational Welfare, Health and Safety in First World War Explosive Factories

Kyle Pritchard [Wilfrid Laurier University]

Victory at All Costs: War Workers, Workplace Hazards and Environmental Contamination on Canada’s Industrial Front,
1939-1945

Alex Souchen [Royal Military College of Canada]

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Session 6B

The Lost, the Unknown, but Not Forgotten Dead

Chair: Kandace Bogaert [Wilfrid Laurier University]

Identifying Unknowns Using History Alone: The Canadian Casualty Identification Program’s Identification of Graves Cases

Renée Davis [Directorate of History and Heritage]

The Finger in the Soup: Complications of the Identification of Human Skeletal Remains

Sarah Lockyer [Directorate of History and Heritage]

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the Commemoration of Recently Identified War Dead

Catherine Paterson [Commonwealth War Graves Commission]

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Closing Plenary

Norman Bethune and the Bishop: The Spanish Civil War in the Streets of Montreal

Terry Copp, Wilfrid Laurier University