• 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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  • Pharmacare

    Pharmacare Video Launch – Nov. 2017

    Sisters and brothers, As part of our national campaign for universal pharmacare, we have just launched our powerful new video telling the story of Judy Pope, a Cambridge, Ontario woman forced to make an impossible choice: pay for medication that would prolong her life, or …

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  • BCLHC Ken

    BC Labour Heritage Centre Newsletter – Nov. 2017

    Hands off the workers’ beer! British Columbia’s longest serving (1920-1960) MLA received an unusual honour recently in Victoria. A local brew pub launched Thomas Uphill Amber Ale, as a tribute to the independent Labour representative from Fernie. Uphill, who opposed prohibition, famously stood up in …

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  • Walking Tour

    BC Labour Heritage Centre Bulletin-September 2017

    International Brotherhood of Electric Workers (IBEW) members demonstrated against the Amchitka nuclear test outside the U.S. consulate on Burrard Street  in Vancouver on November 3, 1971. George Diack/Vancouver Sun A Rebellious Century of Protests, Riots, and Strikes An exhibit opening on September 28 at the Museum Vancouver will …

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