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Women & Labour

Our collection of items centred around women and their influence and action within the labour movement is one of our largest collections. We’ve got issues of union magazines, issues of working women’s groups magazines, posters and documents from the CAW, the CFL and others. Also included in the collection are documents and other material from specific strike actions like the Eaton’s Strike and the Fleck strike.



Our collection of materials on abortion covers the Canadian pro-choice movement throughout the 70s ,80s and 90s. Charting the successful decriminalization and subsequent battles for funding, access and constitutional rights.

Black women and the feminist movement