History of Canadian Labour
10 pages (2500 words)
Fifty years later, the Labor revolt in 1919 marked out the dawn of a new era in the history of Canada. With the onset of spring, the residents of Winnipeg saw an unprecedented instance of labor unification on matters of common interest. Historically known as The Winnipeg General Strike, this unrest paralyzed both the public and private sectors, including banks, mail and food delivery system, telephones, newspapers, water supply and so on.