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One the Line: Stories of BC Workers

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Title
One the Line: Stories of BC Workers
Abstract
A new Canadian labour history storytelling podcast, produced by volunteers and staff of the BC Labour Heritage Centre on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) territories. Hosted by labour reporter and author Rod Mickleburgh, with new episodes released the first Monday of every month. Listen to our first episode on Labour Day 2020. --Website description.
Series Title
On the line: Stories of BC Workers
Episode Number
1-23
Language
en
Extra
Issued: 2020-09-07 (Labour Day)
Notes

Contents: 1. Joe Naylor (31:07) -- 2. The 1931 Fraser Mills strike (23:56) -- 3. The Tranquille occupation (30:42) -- 4. The Vancouver Island coal strike (23:56) -- 5. The 1921 New Westminster Teachers' strike (21:10) -- 6. AUCE [Association of University and College Employees) achieves full maternity benefits, 1974 (29:42) -- 7. Bea Zucco's fight for silicosis compensation (21:53) -- 8. Uniting woodworkers across ethnic divides (29:07) -- 9. Indigenous longshoremen and the IWW (22:06) -- 10. 'Pins and Needles': A 1930s garment workers' musical (17:05) -- 11. Chinese farmers of "Celery City," Armstrong BC (18:34) -- 12. The battle of Blubber Bay, BC, 1938 (19:06) -- 13. Relief camps of the Great Depression (25:31) -- 14. The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (26:29) -- 15. Smelter wars (40:35) -- 16. The union archive that almost didn't make it (27:27) -- 17. Asbestos - a lethal legacy (27:21) -- 18. How many deaths will it take? Remembering the Canadian Farmworkers Union (38:38) -- 19. Union maids in action - the 1918 steam laundry strike (22:06) -- 20. Grit and working-class solidarity: BC workers respond to the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike (19:26) -- 21. Construction workers, the False Creek rumble and Expo 86 (26:45) -- 22. Darshan Singh Sangha: A human spirit that transcended boundaries (25:53) -- 23. Teamster Diana Kilmury: B.C.’s Tough and Fearless Truck-Driving Woman (39:38).

Citation
Mickleburgh, R. (n.d.). One the Line: Stories of BC Workers (1–23). http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/podcast/