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.
We are a registered non-profit society.

BC Labour Heritage News

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Digging Deeper

Finding South Asian Workers in West Kootenay History Guest post by Greg Nesteroff The BC Labour Heritage Centre’s recent book Union Zindabad! cites a newspaper item revealing South Asian sawmill workers in the Kootenay Lake Read more…

Vancouver’s 1932 Hunger March

“A Great Tide of Humanity Protesting Against Inhumanity” Researched and written by Donna Sacuta 6,000 March in Vancouver Despite police predictions that it would be a “dismal failure”, 6,000 men, women and children descended on Read more…