The House of Commons Committee on Post-war Reconstruction and Reestablishment met to discuss Indian Affairs for two days, May 18 and 24. The economic circumstances of Aboriginal people were at the forefront of the meetings. Proceedings began with a discussion of fur trade economies and the move to First Nations home industries in the face of the fur trade’s failure.
NAC, RG 10, CR Series, Vol. 8585, File 1/1-2-17, Special Committee, Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence, May 18, 1944.