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Description: The roots of Labour Day lie in Canada’s 19th century industrialization.

Source: The Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Date: 09/05/2015


A video from the McCord Museum:

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Questions for discussion:

  • What were Toronto printers striking for in 1872?
  • How did that dispute turn out?
  • What was the Trade Union Act?
  • What is the state of the Canadian union movement today?
  • What is your opinion of unions? Have you or a member of your family ever belonged to one?