Canada--Politics and government



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For Twenty Cents a Day

Item is a documentary film documenting work shortages during the Depression of the 1930s and the attempts to deal with the unemployed, in particular young men. The film discusses the establishment of relief camps and projects, where men were paid twenty cents per day; the founding of organizations such as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), Workers' Unity League, and Relief Camp Workers' Union; general unionization and protest of the unemployed, including the On To Ottawa Trek, Regina Riot, sit-in strike from May to June 1938 at the Vancouver Main Post Office, Vancouver Art Gallery and Hotel Georgia, and the resulting Bloody Sunday of June 19. Archival footage and photographs complement the narration. The film includes interviews with Syd Thompson, a participant in the On To Ottawa Trek and later a leader of the IWA Vancouver local, Steve Brodie, leader of the Vancouver sit-in, and poet Dorothy Livesay.

Kealey, Glen : corruption in high places [tape 1/2]

Item is an audio cassette containing the first of a two part recording of a speech by Glen Kealey in Saskatchewan. Note enclosed in cassette case: "Businessman and [disaffected] Conservative party member Kealey on how he was asked to pay a bribe to get a federal contract. Recorded by Citizens Concerned About Free Trade."

Pro-choice records

  • AM1486
  • Fonds
  • [1960-2007]

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, published items, audio cassettes and photographs all related to the pro-choice movement. Correspondence and notes pertain to various pro-choice groups and organizations. Published items include newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, newsletters, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, and articles. Audio cassettes pertain to the Everywoman's Health Centre which is an abortion clinic in Vancouver. Photographs depict various marches, rallies, and organizations put on by pro-choice groups. The majority of the fonds is reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.
The fonds is arranged into 5 series: News, views, and actions of the pro-choice movement; Pro-choice groups; Anti-abortionists; Dr. Henry Morgentaler; and Audio cassettes.