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As economic citizenship was a pre-condition of full citizenship, the lack of economic autonomy was an important motivation during the early stages of the women’s movement. Independent of their class... [Publication]
On 23 May 1914 the steamship Komagata Maru arrived in Vancouver, Canada, with 376 Indian Sikhs on board. They claimed right of entry as citizens of the British empire. However, by pleading a law... [Item of the Day]
Thousands of young men from China arrived in the 1880s to work on the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Government of Canada imposed many restrictions and regulations on immigrants from... [Item of the Day]
The Canadian Knights of Labor feel misunderstood, says their Canadian Labor Reformer in September 1887. They complain about misapprehension and lethargy in their own ranks. Their device is: "If all... [Item of the Day]