On this day in 1919 May 13th 2019

Today in Winnipeg General Strike history: May 13, 1919 - The results of the Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council strike vote are overwhelmingly supportive: 8,667 for, 645 against. A general strike committee is formed with representation from all unions.

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