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The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre
is pleased to announce
the launch of the
An on-line website
people from the struggle for
workers' rights and social
justice in Canada.
Who is Included?
People from any part of the country who are 65 or older, alive or deceased, and who have
made exceptional lifetime contributions to the betterment of working-class life, for example, in
union work, politics, social movements, culture, or other activism.
- Milton Acorn, workers' poet
- Helen Armstrong, Winnipeg labour activist
- Frank Collontonio, union organizer
among Italian immigrants
- Ginger Goodwin, BC labour leader
- Stanley Grizzle, leader of African-Canadian
- Grace Hartman, public-sector union leader
- Leonard Hutchison, artist inspired by workers
and their struggles
- J.B. McLachlan, Nova Scotia miners' leader
- Madeleine Parent, Quebec labour leader
- Jean-Claude Parrot, postal workers' leader
- Harry Rankin, labour lawyer and
Winnipeg city councillor
- Saverio Vardaro, injured workers activist
- Bob White, auto-workers' leader
and CLC president
Who will decide?
A panel of labour activists and academics will review nominations and recommend who is to
be included. The first honourees will be announced in fall 2011.
The Spirit of Our Movement
Custom House History & The Hall of Hamilton Labour
In our West Gallery:
Punching the Clock: Working in Canadian Factories from the 1840s to the 1980s
In our East Gallery:
Gateway to the Workers City & Made in Hamilton Industrial Trail
In our Second Floor Gallery:
Nine to Five: A History of Office Work
In our Community Gallery:
Immigrant Culture and Art Association (ICAA)