The Myth of Vimy: War and Peace in Canada

The Myth of Vimy: War and Peace in Canada With Ian McKay, McMaster University JOIN US Monday 10 April, 2017, 7 p.m., Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street Workers have fought in wars. Workers have also opposed wars. On April 10 2017, we mark the 100th anniversary of the bloody battle of Vimy Ridge, where many workingmen died. Some voices are urging us to commemorate that slaughter as a noble, heroic struggle that “forged our nation.” Ian McKay, one of Canada’s

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Next General Meeting: The Injured Workers History Project (IWHP)

The Injured Workers History Project (IWHP) is the work of a group of injured workers, advocates and researchers who are uncovering and writing the history of the injured workers’ movement in Ontario. In collecting oral histories and conducting archival research, the Project has captured memory and documented an important part of Ontario’s social history. It has also engaged injured worker activists and leaders in determining how what has been learned can be used to educate and motivate injured workers in

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Talk: Women and the Challenge of a Socialist Jewish Voice to the Canadian State

Book Launch with ESTER REITER Ester Reiter is a Senior Scholar in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, York University   Thursday, October 20, 2016 Nexus Lounge OISE 252 Bloor St. West, 12th Floor 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.   Light refreshments will be provided   A Future Without Hate or Need brings to life the rich and multi-layered lives of a dissident political community. Many of the women in this secular Jewish community were activists who attempted to weave

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