Category: Labour


Winnipeg 1919

Lorimer | March 6, 2019 | 312 pages
On May 15, 1919 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... More Info

1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike

February 8, 2019 | 120 pages
After suffering the hardships and horrors of the First World War, workers and soldiers faced the agony of the post-war Canadian economy. With rising inflation, unprecedented unemployment, and an increasingly repressive state, the atmosphere was ripe for revolt. The Russian Czar had been overthrown... More Info