Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • On Strike


    The BC Labour Heritage Centre is the only organization devoted entirely to preserving BC’s vibrant labour history. We have big plans for 2018, including: Publication of a new BC Labour History Book: “On the Line: A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement” by Rod …

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    Rally – Dec. 16, 2017 – Stop Bill C-23

    Bill C-23 Under Bill C-23, the current Preclearance Act would be replaced by a new statute based on the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance that expands the preclearance program to other forms of transportation. The controversy lies in new rules that …

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    Community Labour Dinner Dec. 24 – BC Federation of Labour

    In the past the ILWU has been a big part of the BC Federation of Labour’s Christmas Eve Dinner, supplying gifts, donations and volunteers. This year we hope to re-invigorate that tradition. Please post for those who wish to help as a proud member of …

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  • Family

    Help Save a Sister Battling Cancer

      Dear Brothers and Sisters, Shawn Carr is a member of the ILWU Local 502.  His wife Cheryl Patch is currently battling cancer.  The treatment that will save her life is not approved for her particular type of cancer so will not be covered by …

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  • Rand

    Union Video for Sale

    Our friends at the Workers’ History Museum in Ottawa have produced a documentary video that covers the historic compromise in 1946 that ended a 99-day strike by creating a new form of union security.  The Rand Formula is named after its creator, Mr Justice Ivan …

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