On This Day

Details a past event with particular importance to the history of the social justice movement.

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Celebrate May Day

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May Day, also known as International Workers Day, is an international workers' holiday that celebrates the achievements of the labour movement.
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Days of Action

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the Ontario Days of Action were a series of labour actions against the Conservative Government of Ontario that began in December of 1995
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Stonewall

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the Stonewall Uprising was a series of actions that took place in response to a police raid on the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969
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Winnipeg General Strike

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the Winnipeg General Strike began on May 15, 1919 in response to the breakdown of negotiations between trade unions and bosses
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FLQ Kidnappings

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On October 5, 1970 the Front de liberation du Quebec kidnapped British Trade Commissioner James Cross, sparking the October Crisis
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Ipperwash Inquiry ruling

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On May 31, 2007 Commissioner Sydney Linden ruled that the Ontario Government, OPP and former premier Mike Harris bore responsibility for the shooting death of Dudley George during the Ipperwash Crisis
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Suffrage in Canada

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On October 17, 1988 the Supreme Court of Canada removed the last major barrier to universal suffrage in Canada, granting institutionalized mental health patients the right to vote
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Oka Crisis

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the Oka Crisis was a standoff between the Mohawk Nation of Kanesatake and Canadian security forces that began July 11, 1990

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