2017 marks the 30th anniversary of one of the largest strikes in the retail industry in Manitoba, the Westfair strike of 1987. This strike affected stores and communities across the province and demonstrates some important lessons about union organizing in the retail industry.
Oral History Centre Researcher Scott Price will present the history of the strike through interivews with people involved in the strike.
This program is offered through a collaboration between the Oral history Centre, UFCW local 832 and the Winnipeg Public Library.
The event is free to the public