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"Winnipeg Riots," June 10, 1919

Global Winnipeg: Echoes of Bloody Saturday: Winnipeg General Strike still relevant 105 years later

June 21, 2024 — 

University of Manitoba labour studies professor Julie Guard says there are a number of lessons that can be learned from the events of 1919.

“Something close to the entire working class was on strike in 1919. Most people did not have a union. Most people did not have secure jobs. So people took a risk and they relied on each other,” Guard told Global Winnipeg.

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