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The Safeway Strike of 1978

NOTE ON PARKING: Due to an event at the Bell MTS Centre, street parking will be in demand and traffic will be busy. Please plan ahead by arriving early or taking the bus. Researcher Scott Price explores the history and impacts of the lengthy 1978 Safeway strike as told through the documented stories of the people involved. This strike was one of the largest retail strikes in Manitoba history with communities across the province being affected. Learn about the history of the event and the lasting effects that resonate today. Scott Price is a researcher and frequent presenter of the Oral History Centre, University of Winnipeg.

Millennium Library
Monday, June 25, 2018
7:00PM - 8:15PM
For Adults

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