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Vancouver Working Class & Labour History Walking Tours allow you to visit sites of significance to workers’ heritage and working class struggle that commemorate the importance of labour unions, individuals, collective actions and much more.

GUIDED TOURS (2.5 hours) of 5-16 people can be booked. Each guide usually creates a unique tour plan, however feel free to let us know your background or if you have any particular interests/neighborhood preferences.

Three neighborhoods are available, each lasting about 2.5 hours:

After you book your tour we will contact you to finalize arrangements. Participants are suggested to provide a donation of $10 per person to the tour guide. Tour booklets are provided free of charge.

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2016 OPEN GUIDED TOURS will take place on Wednesday May 25, June 15, July 20, Aug 17, and September 14 at 6pm.

Sign up now to attend one of our open tours.

SELF-GUIDED TOURS can be done on your own w which can be purchased for $5 per copy at Spartacus Books or, for an order of more than five copies, by emailing us at walkingtour@labourheritagecentre.ca.

Curious about some of the stories from the tour? Watch “Bloody Sunday” (Downtown Tour) and “SORWUC” (Central Tour) for a preview.

 

Special thanks to the organizations that supported the creation of the Vancouver Working Class & Labour History Walking Tours booklet:

The BC Labour Heritage Centre

Labour Studies Program at Simon Fraser University

Pacific Northwest Labour History Association

Vancouver District Labour Council