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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Ray Haynes

Ray Haynes was head of the B.C. Federation of Labour from 1966 to 1973 and, arguably, the most influential leader in the long history of the B.C. Fed. Excerpted from a speech by Rod Mickleburgh, Read more…

Out to Fight Controls

October 14, 1976 – Out to Fight Controls BC workers answer labour’s call (excerpted and adapted from On the Line: A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement by Rod Mickleburgh) On Thanksgiving, October 14, Read more…