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On this day in 1919

May 17th 2019

On May 17, 1919, the Central Strike Committee published its first daily Strike Bulletin in the Western Labour News, its own official....

(Photo obtained from The Manitoba Building Trades)

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On this day in 1919

May 16th 2019

Today in Winnipeg General Strike history: May 16, 1919....

(The Citizens' Committee of 1,000 at a meeting in 1919. (Library and Archives Canada))

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On this day in 1919

May 15th 2019

Today is the day; today in Winnipeg General Strike history, May 15, 1919 - the Winnipeg General Strike begins....

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On this day in 1919

May 13th 2019

Today in Winnipeg General Strike history: May 13, 1919....

(Members of the strike committee oversaw the activities of the strike, including meetings, marches and news. (Archives of Manitoba))

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TEAM Negotiations Update

May 13th 2019

Further to Bell applying for conciliation, triggering the countdown to a strike or lockout (April 26th TEAM memo), Bell has now given written notice that....

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On this day in 1919

May 7th 2019

On May 7, 1919 The Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council sent out ballots to members to vote on....

(From the Archives of Manitoba's Exhibit 151 in the R. vs. Ivens trial)

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On this day in 1919

May 6th 2019

Today in Winnipeg General Strike history: May 6, 1919....

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On this day in 1919

May 2nd 2019

Today in Winnipeg General Strike history: May 2, 1919....

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The Role of Women During the General Strike

May 2nd 2019

May begins the true celebration of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, as it was in Winnipeg on May 15th, 1919 that negotiations broke down between management and labour in the building and metal trades...

(A street car burns during the Winnipeg General Strike in 1919. The blaze is thought to have
been set by a woman. Archives of Manitoba photo - Winnipeg Sun, 2019)

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On this day in 1919

May 1st 2019

Today in Winnipeg General Strike history: May 1, 1919....

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