Interview: Monique Provost-Chatigny
Post-production: Gabriel Laprade
Seated by a window in rocking chair covered with a woolen red and white blanket, Claire Papin tells us about the challenges and difficulties the Popular Shoe Manufacture faced in order to remain competitive.
It’s not like today, exports back then. Because it was the end of the war, so Europe was dumping stuff in Canada, it was dumping stuff everywhere. For them, they had new technology coming out back then. Us, we were so far behind… we were still running things the old way. Only those that had secured war contracts could afford that.