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Page 42 - The Steel Boom Comes to Sydney, 1899

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1985/6/1 (318 reads)

ion, skilled and unskilled, native and for? eign worker. At the same time, ideas of un? ionism were introduced by American workers and Glace Bay miners. Workers at the steel plant participated in the international fight for the 9-hour day, and at one point 400 people were off the job. But they also saw examples of scabbing, of failures due to lack of solidarity. Although outside the scope of this presentation, it should be added that the first major strike came in 1904, and it was lost largely because of the varieties of division among the workers. It would be 1909 before they struck as a unified class. Perhaps the most significant element in the labour disputes during the first years was the local media's general response, and the attitude it revealed toward the workmen generally. A strike was lost at the coke ovens, where men demanded $1.75 a By Sandra Rizzato (author & Patsy MacAulay MacKinnon (illustrator), New Water? ford. Project of Sydney Bicentennial Commission. An entertaining col? lection of recipes which reflect the hospitality and warmth of the kitch? ens and dining rooms of Sydney. Another celebration of Syd? ney's Bicentennial. BOTH BOOKS NOW ON SALE EVERYWHERE The City of Sydney Bi ''re throwing a year-long party to celebrate our 200th Birthday jelebrate with Us / Mayor Manning MacDonald! I l3,nS TOf Til Sydney's Bicentennial PARADE AUGUST 4 AT 2 P. M. Starting from James St., Whitney Pier Proceeding to Victoria Park WEAR YOUR COSTUME! JOIN THE PARADE! BRING YOUR PICNIC LUNCH! Enjoy the Show of Performers at Victoria Park, including BANDS & ETHNIC PERFORMANCES into the Evening Concessions & Crafts for Sale YEAR'S LARGEST FIREWORKS DISPLAY! Followed by Dancing into the Night: Rock Videos * Round and Square Dancing * An 0ver-30's Dance * FLOATS & MARCHERS INCLUDING The Burlington Teen Tour Band (180 young people in this one band!) Halifax Police Association Pipes & Drums Balmoral Girls Pipe Band, Stellarton Stellarton School Brass Band Dunvegan Girls Pipe Band, Westville Pipes & Drums of the C.B. Gaelic Society 33rd Service Battalion Pipes & Drums The Parrsboro Citizens Band Fraser Holmes Memorial Ladies Pipe Band Pictou Band New Glasgow Ceilidh Pipe Band Bicentennial Pipes & Drums, Sydney Sydney Mines Legion Band Sprigs & Heather Pipe Band C.B. Firefighters Fraternal Assoc. Band The Glace Bay Combined Schools Band AND MANY MORE Club 55 Rhythm Band & Memory Lane Singers Entertaining En Route Our Re Prince JUf FIDDLEF JULY 200 FIDDLERS CARiBBE FESTIVAL AND Train Arriving JUNE 1 JUNE 2 JUNE 7-9 JUNE 7-9 JUNE 8 JUNE 9 JUNE 10-14 JUNE 14-16 JUNE 15-16 JUNE 16 JUNE 16 JUNE 16-20 JUNE 16-22 JUNE 19 JUNE 21-23 JUNE 22 JUNE 22 JUNE 23 TBA JUNE 27-30 JUNE 27 -JULY 1 JUNE 28-30 JUNE 28 -JULY 1 JUNE 29-30 JUNE 29 -JULY 1 JULY 1 30CT 1 JULY 5-7 JULY 6 JULY 6 -AUG 31 JULY 7-13 JULY 8-9 JULY 8-21 Armed Forces Of Bicentennial Ec N.S. Special 01 Tops Conventior 25th Anniversat ICHCA Convent! c Special Olympic Canadian Sport Backup Date for St. Andrew's Cli ICOSH '85 Cape Breton Art Louisbourg Volu Polish Constitu Lobster Supper- C.B. Farmers Ha Roman Catholic Ward Days (6 W
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