Corpus ID: 146184006

"Stand by the Union, Mr. Arch": The Toronto Labour Establishment and the Emigration Mission of Britain's National Agricultural Labourers' Union

@article{Goutor2005StandBT,
  title={"Stand by the Union, Mr. Arch": The Toronto Labour Establishment and the Emigration Mission of Britain's National Agricultural Labourers' Union},
  author={David Goutor},
  journal={Labour/Le Travail},
  year={2005},
  volume={55},
  pages={9-35}
}
  • David Goutor
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Labour/Le Travail
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 with much hospitality in Canada. Large-scale migration of British farm-workers had the support of an extraordinary consensus between the NALU, Canadian political and business elites, and the Toronto labour leaders who wielded enormous influence over the labour movement in Ontario. The consensus was the… Expand
2 Citations

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 31 REFERENCES
Henry George and the Poverty of Canadian Progress
The Re gen er a tors: So cial Crit i cism in Late Vic to rian Eng lish Can ada
  • 1985
Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of La bor In On tario
  • 1982
Class Pol i tics of the Na tional Pol icy
  • Journal of Canadian Studies
  • 1979
La bouring Life in the Vic to rian Coun try side
  • 1976
Spreading the Light
23-4 and "La bor Con gress
  • 26 Sep tem ber 1873. 76 CLU Proceedings
94-5. The au thor could find no de tailed re cords of a deal in gov ern ment sources. Na tional Ar chives of Can ada, Im mi gra tion Pro gram Sous-fonds
    ...
    1
    2
    3
    4
    ...