360 Tour: Explore the conditions that sparked the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

360 Tour: Explore the conditions that sparked the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919, one of the most influential strikes in Canadian history. The city was deeply impoverished in the early 1900s. Ramshackle housing in the North End was beyond capacity. Immigrants and newly returned soldiers faced job shortages and low wages. Explore what the North End looked like before the strike, with the former host of The National, Peter Mansbridge, as your guide.
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