The BC Labour Heritage Centre Society preserves, documents and presents the rich history of working people in British Columbia. The Society engages in partnerships and projects that help define and express the role that work and workers have played in the evolution of social policy and its impact on the present and future shaping of the province.
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BC Labour Heritage News

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Roger Ernest Bray

Winnipeg’s “Most Dangerous Man” became one of North Vancouver’s oldest and most respected citizens Written and researched by Donna Sacuta Under close police surveillance, the 1936 Vancouver May Day parade announcer mocked passing effigies of Read more…

Tom Berger

“No free man shall be distrained to make bridges.” Tom Berger’s first fight against injustice as a young Vancouver labor lawyer by Rod Mickleburgh The recent passing of Tom Berger brought an outpouring of tributes Read more…

The First of May

There is May Day and there’s the “First of May”. Let’s not confuse them. Written and researched by Donna Sacuta Labour’s May Day (sometimes called International Workers’ Day) on the “First of May” has been Read more…