labour history

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A WORKERS' HISTORY OF THE 1970s: A Film Series

Feb 8, 2013 to Mar 15, 2013
double double land
209 Augusta Ave.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 14.6088" N, 79° 24' 6.156" W
Ontario CA
The GTWA in partnership with the Foundation for Social Economics is proud to present a six-week film series spotlighting some of the now nearly forgotten labour-themed cinema of the 1970s.
Event

Workers History Museum display

Feb 2, 2013 to Feb 16, 2013
Bytown Museum Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W
Ontario CA
The Workers History Museum will have an all-day display at the Bytown Museum, in Ottawa, on Saturday February 2 and Saturday February 16.
Podcast
May 14, 2012
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Mayday: A Graphic History of Protest

Redeye
Mayday: A Graphic History of Protest is a new comic produced by the Graphic History collective. It traces the history of Mayday from its beginning in the late 1800s to its expression in Canada today.
Podcast
Jun 7, 2010
Redeye

75th anniversary of On to Ottawa Trek

Redeye
In June 1935, a thousand young men jumped on railroad boxcars in Vancouver, heading for Ottawa. Labour historian Joey Hartman tells the story of the trek and what it accomplished.
Podcast
May 2, 2010
Redeye

One Big Union: smaller, but just as relevant

Redeye
Built on the rallying cry of One Big Union, the Industrial Workers of the World has long distinguished itself for its inclusiveness and willingness to side with the most marginalized workers.

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