Cape Breton Strikes, 1920s
Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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The Cape Breton labour wars of the early 1920s represented an intense local episode of class conflict. In such conflicts militant unions, often led by radical leaders, were attempting to change the balance of power in Canadian industry by insisting on union recognition and improved living standards for the workers.

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