Author: Brian Charlton

The Life of a Shop Steward

I became a shop steward in 1975 after a six week strike. For me, the strike crystalized the relationship between me as a worker in the Vancouver Post Office, and the management of the Post Office. They had the power of the...

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Worker’s Tool

“When the union’s inspiration through the worker’s blood shall run There can be no power greater anywhere beneath the sun Yet what force on earth is weaker than the feeble strength of one But the Union makes us strong “...

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On The Line

After finish reading Rod Mickleburgh’s new history of the BC Labour movement ‘On the Line’, the first emotion I feel is anger. Anger at how the apparatus of the State, through the decades and at the behest of robber barons,...

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Comox Valley Farmers’ Market
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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The LINC Haunted House
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The Comox Valley’s scariest Haunted House experience is happening soon at The LINC Youth Centre in Courtenay. May luck be yours this Halloween as you encounter witches, werewolves and other eerie creatures on your tour.[...]

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