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"STANDING BY OUR PRINCIPLES": THE TRADES AND LABOR CONGRESS OF CANADA AND IMMIGRATION, 1933 - 1939

@inproceedings{Goutor2007STANDINGBO,
  title={"STANDING BY OUR PRINCIPLES": THE TRADES AND LABOR CONGRESS OF CANADA AND IMMIGRATION, 1933 - 1939},
  author={David Goutor},
  year={2007}
}
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, as in 1930 the government responded to the onset of the Great Depression by closing the gates to almost all immigration for the first time since Confederation, and by 1933 there was no doubt that the gates would remain closed for some time. Despite this dramatic change, Canadian labour leaders stood… Expand
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