Articles, Documents and Clips

Ian Angus, “What Socialists Learned from the Winnipeg General Strike

Donica Belisle, “Granting 'a square deal': The Brandon Unemployed Worker and the Political Education of Brandon's Jobless during the Great Depression”, Manitoba History, Number 36, Autumn/Winter 1998-1999.

David Frank, “The labour stamp: The image of the worker on Canadian postage stamps
(Originally published in Labour/Le Travail)

Tom Mitchell, “A. J. Andrews to Arthur Meighen: Winnipeg General Strike Correspondence,” Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992.

Tom Mitchell, “Beatrice Brigden and Radicalism in the Methodist Church,” Manitoba History, Number 19, Spring 1990.

When coal was king: Coal mining in western Canada
This site profiles the history of coal mining in western Canada. Click on 'Issues and Challenges' for a history of labour organizing and struggles in this industry.

Women and Work in Central Alberta
This site contains material on the history of women's work in central Alberta.

On-to-Ottawa Historical Society
This site is an oral and pictorial commemoration of the participants of the 1935 On-to-Ottawa trek.

Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike – “On This Day“
Major events of the Winnipeg General Strike are presented in video and essay formats on this Canadian Broadcasting Corporation site.

Saint John Longshoremen's History Spans 150 Years
This article sketches the history of Local 273 of the International Longshoremen's Association in Saint John, New Brunswick.

May Day in Canada: May Day Solidarity Site
This Edmonton, Alberta Mayworks site contains a number of articles about the history of May Day.

Two books by labour activist Michael Martin: “Working Class Culture and the Development of Hull , Quebec , 1800-1929” and “Red Patch: Political imprisonment in Hull , Quebec during World War II”.