Today in Labor History
Today in labor history, August 2, 1918:  The first general strike in Canadian history is held in Vancouver, B.C.  The 24-hour strike, called for by the Vancouver Trades and Labor Council, was in response to the police shooting of labor leader Albert “Ginger” Goodwin.

Today in labor history, August 2, 1918:  The first general strike in Canadian history is held in Vancouver, B.C.  The 24-hour strike, called for by the Vancouver Trades and Labor Council, was in response to the police shooting of labor leader Albert “Ginger” Goodwin.

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