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The Winnipeg strike, 1919

Kenneth William Kirkpatrick McNaught

The Winnipeg strike, 1919

by Kenneth William Kirkpatrick McNaught

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Published by Longman Canada in Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike, Winnipeg, Man., 1919.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKenneth McNaught, David J. Bercuson.
    ContributionsBercuson, David Jay, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5330.Z9 W45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5236362M
    ISBN 100774730277
    LC Control Number75307080

      "It was the most dramatic single event in Canadian labour history," author Donald D.C. Masters wrote in his book The Winnipeg General Strike. The cost of . “The Winnipeg General Strike of was an important chapter in the history of our province and our country. And we are fortunate that the timing of the Strike exhibition will result in many of the elements becoming permanent aspects in the renewed Urban Gallery space adjacent to a new Winnipeg Gallery opening the fall of this year.

    Winnipeg edited by Norman Penner. Following the strike, union leaders published an account of the events leading up to and during the strike. This book offers the full document in its original format along with an introduction to the edition by labour historian and activist Norman Penner. Winnipeg, the strikers' own history of the Winnipeg general strike / edited with an introd. by Norman Penner ; with a foreword by W. A. Pritchard.

    The Winnipeg General Strike of , which involved approximat workers, is Canada's best-known strike. When the State Trembledrecovers the hitherto untold story of the Citizens' Committee of , formed by Winnipeg's business elite in order to crush the revolt and sustain the status quo. Winnipeg On workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history. Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to prevent martial law.


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Introduction by Christo Aivalis. Lorimer, $Author: Karen Press. Another book produced by the collective along with David Lester, A Graphic History of the Winnipeg The Winnipeg strike Strike, uses a clever combination of words and images to provide insights into one of the formative events of the Canadian labour movement.

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For six weeks in the summer of the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba was crippled by a massive and dramatic general strike. Frustrated by unemployment, inflation, poor working conditions and regional disparities after World War I, workers from both the private and public sectors joined forces to shut down or drastically reduce most workers were orderly and peaceful, but the reaction.

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Alm workers left their jobs and even essential public employees such as firefighters and police went on strike. It all happened in Winnipeg, Manitoba years ago in one of the most well‐known and significant labour strikes in Canadian history: the Winnipeg General Strike.

View image in fullscreen gallery Proclamation by Winnipeg Mayor Charles Gray banning parades and public gatherings, June 5, A crowd gathers at the corner of William Avenue and Main Street during the Winnipeg General Strike in (L.B.

Foote collection/Archives of Manitoba) The Winnipeg General Strike ended Author: Darren Bernhardt. On workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history.

Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to prevent martial imat workers walked off the job over the next six weeks.

The now-iconic Winnipeg museum located at The Forks opened in with an exhibit in its Canadian Journeys gallery about the Winnipeg General Strike that includes a. The Winnipeg General Strike was a major event in the history of Winnipeg and the nation. Canada’s largest strike, encompassing o workers, took place in downtown Winnipeg and shut down the city on for 40 days.

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