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Guarding the Gates: The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934
Acknowledgments Part 1: Issues and Arguments 1 Guarding the Gates 2 Setting the Stage: Labour, Industry, and Immigration in Canada, 1872-1934 Part 2: Labour's Anti-Asian Agitation 3 The Bounds ofExpand
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Constructing the 'Great Menace': Canadian Labour's Opposition to Asian Immigration, 1880–1914
Canadian labour's agitation against Asian immigration in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries has received a considerable amount of scholarly attention. Many historians have highlightedExpand
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"Stand by the Union, Mr. Arch": The Toronto Labour Establishment and the Emigration Mission of Britain's National Agricultural Labourers' Union
In the fall of 1873 Joseph Arch, the President of the England’s National Agricultural Labourers’ Union (NALU), embarked on a mission to scout Canada as an emigration destination. He was received withExpand
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"STANDING BY OUR PRINCIPLES": THE TRADES AND LABOR CONGRESS OF CANADA AND IMMIGRATION, 1933 - 1939
This paper explores the approach of Canada’s largest labour central, the Trades and Labor Congress (TLC), to immigration from 1933 to 1939. This was a unique period in Canada’s immigration history,Expand
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Uneven Engagement: Unions and the Living Wage in Ontario
Good Cop? An Update from the Task Force on Graduate Funding
Before the strike even began, the union got a pretty clear indication that our bosses understood we had a strong case for our key demands but, regardless, they were not going to give in. Since theExpand
A Different Perspective on the “Labor Rights as Human Rights” Debate
This article brings further historical and international perspective to the “labor rights as human rights” debate. It particularly contends that these perspectives need to be explored further inExpand
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