Weekend Video: Cotton Mill, Treadmill

This 1970 documentary film  shows how Quebec textile workers organize themselves for better, healthier working conditions while the multinationals strenghten their empire. This film was blocked for several years by the National Film Board of Canada due to political commentary in the film.

Book review: Unfree Labour

By Daniel Tseghay In 1947, when Jamaican agricultural workers were already making their way to Canada on short-term contracts, Canadian officials resisting the possibility of permanent residency on explicitly racist, and curiously paternalistic, grounds. “The admission to Canada of natives of the West Indies has… Read More