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Quebec Labour Unions Take to Montreal Streets 2015-10-05 [The Link]

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Ontario OPSEU Retirees Take the War on Drugs to the Streets 2015-10-04 [OPSEU]

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British Columbia Golden Tree Farmworkers’ Monument a Lasting Legacy 2015-10-04 [BC Fed]

Alberta Aspen Foundation Annual Appeal 2015-10-04 [AFL]

Alberta Minimum Wage Increase Long Overdue 2015-10-04 [AFL]

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Ontario Locked out casino workers appeal to Premier Wynne 2015-10-04 [The Expositor]

Quebec 34, 000 supporters protest against austerity measures of Quebec Government 2015-10-04 [The Tribune]

Ontario Picket shuts down access to Woodbine racetrack and slots 2015-10-04 [The Star]

Quebec Tens of thousands of public-sector workers demonstrate against austerity, wage freezes 2015-10-04 [The Gazette]

Quebec Union workers, angry about contract talks, protest in Montreal 2015-10-04 [CTV]

Ontario Jeff Watson 'getting all the love' from groups opposing him 2015-10-04 [CBC]

British Columbia Memorial dedicated to farm workers unveiled 2015-10-04 [The Hindustan Times]

Quebec Montreal protest unites thousands of public-sector workers 2015-10-04 [CBC]

Quebec Public sector workers protest stalled contract talks 2015-10-04 [CTV]

How to Start Talking about Race in Your Union 2015-10-03 [Rank and File]

Quebec Union workers to march in Montreal 2015-10-03 [CJAD]

Ontario Hundreds of locked out OLG workers from across the province shut down Woodbine Racetrack 2015-10-03 [Unifor]

Ontario Union marches for health care as election issue 2015-10-03 [TBNewsWatch]

Ontario Tuesday’s meeting to focus on changes to Canada Post 2015-10-03 [The Packet]

Ontario Contract flipping leaves York transit employees feeling like ‘temporary workforce’ 2015-10-03 [The Star]

Ontario Toronto Oct 3: Working for each other, working for ourselves: a revolutionary worker-organizer summit; Hosted by Toronto IWW For more info 2015-10-03 [Toronto IWW]

Ontario Settlement awarded to Gingrich Woodcraft workers 2015-10-02 [Wood Business]

Ontario Deal for Gingrich workers secured 2015-10-02 [Fort Frances Times]

Ontario Refusing unionism not religious right 2015-10-02 [TBNewswatch]

Ontario Halton education workers join provincial counterparts in ramping up job action 2015-10-02 [Inside]

Ontario Deadline set for Children's Aid workers 2015-10-02 [The Intelligencer]

Ontario Public elementary teachers not stepping up work to rule with talks scheduled Monday, Tuesday, but strike threat looms 2015-10-02 [The Examiner]

Ontario Welland Forge on strike 2015-10-02 [The Tribune]

Rise Up, Precariat! Cheap Labour Is Over 2015-10-02 [The Tyee]

Quebec Union 'disgusted' by focus on niqab 2015-10-02 [CBC]

Ontario Auto union warns of Durham job losses if Trans-Pacific trade deal signed 2015-10-02 [The Region]

Ontario Positive resolution for wrongfully terminated Gingrich Woodcraft workers 2015-10-02 [Unifor]

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This month in labour history

1-10-1741 Workers at the Royal Shipyard in Quebec organize the first recorded strike in Canadian history. [more]

6-10-2011 The first H&M retail outlet in Canada is organized in Mississauga, Ontario. [more]

8-10-1906 Workers locked out for organizing a union at the MacLaren pulp mill at Buckingham, Québec are attacked by company police. Union officers Thomas Bélanger and François Thériault are shot dead. [more]

12-10-1973 A strike by immigrant workers at the Artistic Woodwork factory in suburban Toronto attracts strong support from political activists and exposes the role of police in protecting strikebreakers. [more]

13-10-1944 The Trades and Labour Congress charters Federal Union Local 180 at Vancouver General Hospital. This is the beginning of the Hospital Employees' Union of British Columbia, the province's largest health care union. [more]

14-10-1976 In Canada's first country-wide general strike, one million workers join a Day of Protest against the federal government's wage controls policy. [more]

18-10-1935 Saskatchewan farmhand Nicholas Schaack, 51, dies in hospital following head injuries sustained on Market Square in Regina on Dominion Day, when the Royal Canadian Mounted Police brought the On to Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers to a violent close. [more]

23-10-1958 At Springhill, Nova Scotia 75 men are killed and 99 survive after a “bump” in one of Canada’s deepest coal mines. [more]

25-10-1917 Legendary union leader Kent Rowley is born. In and out of jail for his principled leadership his entire life, he dies in 1978. [more]

30-10-1971 A protest against a lockout at the daily La Presse in Montréal ends in a street battle between thousands of workers and police. When tear gas is used, student activist Michèle Gauthier, an expectant mother, dies of suffocation. [more]