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Winnipeg General Strike News Archive

Image from Archives of Manitoba showing some of the Winnipeg Strike Committee.


Fighting for change: Alumni in the Winnipeg General Strike

May 21, 2019 — 
Reflecting on the vital contributions of early defenders of labour rights on the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike

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Photo of Main Street in Winnipeg on June 21, 1919 from the Eva Stewart collection with Archives of Manitoba. // Image from Archives of Manitoba/Twitter


Bloody Saturday, a key moment in Winnipeg’s history

May 7, 2019 — 
Digital archives exhibition provides context for 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

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Winnipeg Riots, 1919. Photo from UM Archives & Special Collections.

Unbreakable: The Spirit of the Strike

April 30, 2019 — 
An exhibition commemorates the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919


Special police marching west down Portage from Main Street during June 10, 2019 riot. // Winnipeg Tribune Photograph Collection at U of M Archives and Special Collections

The Conversation: Lessons from the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 have much to teach us about our future

April 26, 2019 — 
A century ago, the Winnipeg General Strike shut down what was then Canada’s third-largest city

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Striking a Chord

May 1, 2018 — 
Voices of the past reveal themselves in a monument honouring the Winnipeg General Strike.

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