Imperfect Union: Canadian Labour and the Left - Part 3 - Falling Apart and Getting Together

Imperfect Union: Canadian Labour and the Left - Part 3 - Falling Apart and Getting Together

| 53 min

World War II turns Canada into an industrial power, and creates a mass trade-union movement. Mackenzie King responds with unemployment insurance and full legal status for unions. In 1944, the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation comes to power in Saskatchewan, under Tommy Douglas, the first socialist government in North America. With the formation of the Canadian Labour Congress in 1956, CCF and CLC energies are directed toward the formation of the New Democratic Party in 1961. Part 3 of the series.

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Credits
  • director
    Arthur Hammond
  • producer
    Arthur Hammond
  • script
    Arthur Hammond
  • executive producer
    John Spotton
    John Taylor
  • sound
    Peter Clements
  • editing
    Jack Morbin
    John Kramer
  • sound editing
    André Galbrand
    Jean-Pierre Viau
    André Chaput
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Adrian Croll
  • narrator
    Jill Frappier