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History of the labour movement in Canada

History of the labour movement in Canada

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Published by Ontario Educational Communications Authority in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Canada -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Accompanies two OECA television programs: Through lies of silence and Toward the citadel.

      Other titlesThrough lies of silence., Toward the citadel.
      Statement[editor, Jocelyn Moller].
      ContributionsMoller, Jocelyn., Ontario Educational Communications Authority.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6524 .H57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[14] p. :
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4605971M
      LC Control Number77369235

      Some background on Canada’s early labour history (From Desmond Morton’s Working People: An Illustrated History of the Canadian Labour Movement [5th Edition] and Labour in Canada) Most immigrants who came to Canada during the 19th century came from Europe; their decision to immigrate was based on the belief that Canada offered better economicFile Size: KB. Canadian Labour Movement is important in this day and age" Armed with this information, my generation would cherish unions more, and membership would go up. Few my age known anything about Canadian union history and function. So it’s not surprising that only 26% of today's labour force in Canada is unionized, and that numberFile Size: 55KB.

      From the dock workers of Saint John in to teenage "crews" at McDonald's today, Canada's trade union movement has a long, exciting history. Working People tells the story of the men and women in the labour movement in Canada and their struggle for security, dignity, and influence in our society.5/5(1). European exploration began in earnest in with the expedition of John Cabot, who was the first to draw a map of Canada’s East Coast. John Cabot, an Italian immigrant to England, was the first to map Canada’s Atlantic shore, setting foot on Newfoundland or Cape Breton Island in and claiming the. New Founde Land for England. English.

      Labour History Titles. With authors such as Tom Mann, Ken Coates, Tony Topham and R. H. Tawney on subjects ranging from The Making of the Labour Movement, Syndicalism, Workers' Control to Bevanism and Feminism this section is packed full for the discerning reader of Labour History. Labour in Ireland: Labour in Irish History; The Reconquest of Ireland (Dublin and London: Maunsel and Roberts, ), by James Connolly, contrib. by Robert Lynd (multiple formats at ) Filed under: Labor movement -- New England.


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