Labour History exhibit collection

Fonds/Collection, 2021_08

The South Asian Canadian population in British Columbia has a long and complex relationship with the labour movement. From early exclusionary practices by Unions in BC to a recognition that racism is a tool of the boss to divide workers, the tenacity and strength of the community has always been forward-looking. As a result, over the last 100+ years, the labour movement has benefited from strong South Asian leaders, activists and members.