Labour Studies Index

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Harper's Vision of the Future Requires Reshaping of the Past

Document type Article
Author Finkel, Alvin
Journal Labour / Le Travail
Volume 73
Date 2014 Spring
ISSN 0700-3862
Pages 197-199


The author discusses the views of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on history in relation to his government's trade union policies. Topics include the Research Strategy of the Canadian Museum of History, the deprivation of Canadian unions of their right to strike under Harper, and Harper's capitalist views in relation to Canadian national identity.