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Financial Fetters: Mothers, Lone Parents and Welfare Reform, Winnipeg in the 1960s
(University of Manitoba & University of Winnipeg, 2002-08)
This thesis is a study of Manitoba’s social welfare system in the 1960s based on findings in the provincial and City of Winnipeg’s annual reports. In order to understand the position of welfare administrators during this ...
Trouble on the Home Front: Perspectives on Working Mothers in Winnipeg, 1939-1945
(University of Winnipeg, 2001)
The Second World War created a shortage of labour in Canada, and by 1942 mothers were encouraged by the National Selective Service to accept opportunities for paid employment. The federal government responded to the need ...
Winnipeg Meat Packing Workers' Path to Union Recognition and Collective Bargaining
(University of Winnipeg, 1996-07)
This thesis explains why in the 1940s, Winnipeg meat packing workers secured sustainable industrial unionism. By tracing the development of the Winnipeg meat packing industry and investigating previously unsuccessful ...