The makeup of Canada's unionized workforce has changed, according to Statistics Canada.
For most of the 20th Century, the blue-collar male worker was the face of the labour movement. Machinists, miners, auto-workers, steelworkers, construction workers; your average union member was a man working in a manufacturing or trade industry.
But in the last 25 years, that's changed.
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