Timeline of labour issues and events in Canada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a timeline of labour issues and events in Canada.

1870s[edit]

A Labour Day parade in Toronto, c. 1900

1880s[edit]

1890s[edit]

1900s[edit]

1910s[edit]

The Winnipeg general strike in 1919

1920s[edit]

1930s[edit]

1940s[edit]

Female shop stewards at the Burrard Drydock, North Vancouver, British Columbia. The company hired more than 1000 women during World War II, all of whom were dismissed after the war to free up jobs for the men returning from armed service.

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Phillips, Pattie (September 4, 2009). "Highlights in Canadian Labour History". CBC News. Retrieved June 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Rouillard & Bullen 2013.
  3. ^ Marsh 2016.
  4. ^ "Vancouver Island War", Knowledge Network preview/summary video (3 minutes)
  5. ^ Jennissen 1981, p. 55.
  6. ^ Angus 2004, p. 95.
  7. ^ Smith 2013.
  8. ^ Palmer et al. 2015.
  9. ^ Canada's Sweetheart: The Saga of Hal C. Banks - NFB - Collection
  10. ^ Miller 1975, p. 311.
  11. ^ Erickson & Laycock 2015, pp. 13–15.
  12. ^ "Fighting the good fight: Homer Seguin tells his story", Northern Life, October 15, 2008. northernlife.ca
  13. ^ Laxer 1976, p. 127.
  14. ^ "Air Canada Hit By Work-to-Rule", The Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, pp. 1 – 2, 9 December 1968, retrieved 28 November 2016 
  15. ^ "1973 – 1982: CUPE Becomes a Seasoned Political Force". Canadian Union of Public Employees. 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
  16. ^ Legrande, Linda (1979). "Merger of Retail Clerks, Meat Cutters Created Union Exceeding 1.2 Million". Monthly Labor Review. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 102 (9): 56–57. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
  17. ^ a b "Vale reaches deal with workers at Sudbury nickel mine". The Gazette, July 5, 2010.

References[edit]

Angus, Ian (2004) [1981]. Canadian Bolsheviks: The Early Years of the Communist Party of Canada. Victoria, British Columbia: Trafford Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4120-3808-9. 
Erickson, Lynda; Laycock, David (2015). "Party History and Electoral Fortunes, 1961–2003". In Laycock, David; Erickson, Lynda. Reviving Social Democracy: The Near Death and Surprising Rise of the Federal NDP. Vancouver: UBC Press. ISBN 978-0-7748-2849-9. 
Jennissen, Theresa (1981). "The Development of the Workmen's Compensation Act of Ontario, 1914". Canadian Journal of Social Work Education. 7 (1): 55–71. JSTOR 23458246. 
Laxer, Robert (1976). Canada's Unions. Toronto: James Lorimer & Company. ISBN 978-0-88862-097-2. 
Marsh, James H. (2016) [2013]. "Origins of Labour Day". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Retrieved June 5, 2016. 
Miller, Gordon B. (1975). "Immigration and Labour: Critic or Catalyst?". Canadian Public Policy. University of Toronto Press. 1 (3): 311–316. JSTOR 3549378. 
Palmer, Bryan D.; Frank, David; McCallum, Todd; Rouillard, Jacques (2015) [2006]. "Working-Class History". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
Rouillard, Jacques; Bullen, John (2013) [2006]. "Canadian Labor Union". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
Smith, D. A. (2013) [2006]. "Employment Insurance". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 

External links[edit]