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Caricature - If some things never change, when did they begin? - Did you know that...

Grin and Bear It
Canadians were subject to numerous “temporary” taxes to help the Canadian Government fund the War effort. By the end of the First World War, an additional penny, or two, levy could be found on everything from stamps to tobacco. This caricature depicts a typical Canadian saddled with the additional burden of war taxes.

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Artist: Clayton Duff
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