Strikes

Thoughts On the Illegal British Columbia Teachers Strike (2005)

Report from May Day in Vancouver (2004)

Wildcat Strikes Sweep Across BC (2004)

Hospital Employees Union Wildcat Strike in Vancouver (2003)

Perspective on the BC Ferry Strike (2003)

A Rent Strike in Vancouver (1971)

Information on the following strikes can be found in the Great Depression Radical History section:

– Royal Theatre strike.

–  Relief camp workers strike.

– Longshoremen’s strike of 1935 ( Battle of Ballantyne Pier).

– Province newspaper strike of 1945 to 1948.

Information on the following strikes can be found in the Early Radical History section:

– Street construction chain gang strike of 1897.

– Longshore strike of 1889.

– Railway strike of 1903.

– Japanese and Chinese workers’ strike against White supremacist riot of 1907.

– Telephone workers’ strikes of 1902, 1919 and1981.

– Vancouver General Strike of 1918 (in response to police murder of Albert “Ginger” Goodwin).

– Vancouver strikes of solidarity with Winnipeg General Strike of 1919.

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