Monday, 19 June 2017

100th Anniversary The Strike

Next year will be the centenary of the General Sympathetic Strike.
Events are being planned now for 2019, so mark your calendar:

Anniversary of the Ukrainian Labour Temple
February 14 (tentative)

Manitoba Museum - Exhibit Opening
March (tentative)

Ferwood Publishing - Book Launches
March

Mayworks Festival of Labour and the Arts
May (events through the month, including Strike Tour)



Union Events:

STRIKE CONFERENCE, MAY 9-11. 

MYERS LLP SOCIAL, MAY 11. UKRAINIAN LABOUR TEMPLE

MB BUILDING TRADES GALA DINNER, MAY 15. CONVENTION CENTRE

UFCW PARADE & CUPE CONCERT, MAY 25. EXCHANGE DISTRICT 

MGEU CONCERT, JUNE 8. OLD MARKET SQUARE


Other related events:

Premier of STRIKE the movie
June (tentative)

Anniversary of Social Planning Council of Winnipeg
June (tentative)

organization that came out of same social conditions as The Strike


Also note for this year;

Influenza Epidemic
Fall of 1918 into 1919
a major event affecting Winnipeggers that led into the 1919 Strike

Walker Theatre Meeting
December 22, 1918
a significant event in labour making a strong political statement, leading into the actions of 1919-20

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