Columnists
Retiree Matters, Everett Baker | Behind the bucolic images of the East Coast reside working women and men. Everett Baker reflects back on some of his experiences with labour organizations in Eastern Canada.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Larry Wark | As a staff representative for the Canadian Auto Workers union, Larry Wark's work involved many different responsibilities. But organizing provided the most memorable experiences.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | If we don't stop the clock from being turned back to the time of the First World War, we will revisit the era of the Dirty '30s described so well by John Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath."
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | While the horrors of 19th-century coal mining are behind us, today we face similar challenges and examples of labour struggles. And we face the same voices telling us we can't improve things.
News
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Aaron Leonard | Aaron Leonard interviews 'The James Connolly Song Book' editor Mat Callahan about who Connolly was, the importance of revolutionary songs and what Connolly can teach us in 2013.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | For retirees this year, Labour Day was a time to reflect on what they achieved together, achievements now under attack at every turn.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | The creation of Unifor acknowledges Canadian trade unions need to respond to global corporate challenges with new strategic alliances, at home and abroad.
News
Mark Leier | Changes in the law, including holidays, come as a response to labour's militancy, not as a reward for workers staying quiet.
Columnists
Hennessy's Index | In 1894, Canada's federal government officially declared the first Monday of September Labour Day, a national holiday.
Blog
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Jim Stanford, David Fairey | A special event was held at the Vancouver and District Labour Council last week to commemorate the history and contributions of the Trade Union Research Bureau.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Susan Keeley | When we talk about the history of Alberta we usually think of wide-open prairies, cattle ranching and oil. Seldom do historians talk about the men and women of the Alberta labour movement.
Podcast
Redeye
Jane Williams | Mayday: A Graphic History of Protest is a new comic produced by the Graphic History collective. It traces the history of Mayday from its beginning in the late 1800s to its expression in Canada today.