A Time to Act – November 8, 2018

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Part 2 of our Solidarity 35 Retrospective: Thursday, November 8.

“A Time to Act” will include a short presentation on the labour actions that took place in November of 1983, with a lengthier panel discussion to follow. This discussion will focus on the Solidarity strike action plan, as well as the Kelowna Accord and the aftermath of Solidarity. Registration is free, but required.

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**NOTE** – Doors open at 6:30 PM.

It is 35 years since the Solidarity Movement of 1983 in British Columbia. Join some of the key participants and hear the story of the largest political protest in BC’s history, assess the actions that took place, the conclusion and the aftermath of Solidarity.

“A Time to Act” will include a short presentation on the labour actions that took place in November of 1983, with a lengthier panel discussion to follow. This discussion will focus on the Solidarity strike action plan, as well as the Kelowna Accord and the aftermath of Solidarity.

Attendance is free – please register and print your ticket as they are required at the venue. You can also contact the BC Labour Heritage Centre directly at (604) 419-0400 or info@labourheritagecentre.ca to confirm your registration. Event takes place in the Massey Theatre, on the 3rd floor of the Anvil Centre.

Moderator: Kendra Strauss, Director, SFU Labour Studies

Panelists: Cliff Andstein, Chief Negotiator, BCGEU
Rod Mickleburgh, Labour Reporter, Province Newspaper
Ken Novakowski, Bargaining Staff, BCTF
Patsy George, fired BC government Social Worker
The Rev. Margaret Marquardt, Priest, Anglican Church of Canada

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