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The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) branch for Vancouver Island

May Day March Nanaimo 2012

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May Day March 2012

May Day 2012 is coming upon us. Since last year we have seen the development of the Occupy Movement world wide. Many Occupy groups are focusing on actions during May Day.  Let’s all get together and have an even bigger … Continue reading

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May Day March 2012

Just like to thank everyone who was involved in restoring the May Day March in both Victoria and Nanaimo this year. Looking forward to building next years march! Anyone interested in maintaining the working class tradition of May Day  start … Continue reading

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May Day March – Nanaimo and Victoria

The Nanaimo May Day March, was organized by CHLY Community Radio and the Van Isle IWW Branch. About 40 people took part in the march and 80 to 90 were at the rally at any one time. Music was provided … Continue reading

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Nanaimo May Day March

Sunday May 1. Meet at the Library at Diana Krall Square 12:30 – 1:00 PM, we will then march around downtown, arriving at the China Steps by 2:00 or so. There will be chili and a potluck as well as … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Elders Share Their Tales of May Days Past

Kick Off to May Day March 3rd, 2011 The public is invited to an event where the Elders of the Community will share their remembrances of International Workers’ Day – celebrated around the world as May Day, May 1st.  This … Continue reading

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May Day United

New York, NY- Worker and community-based organizations around the country announced today that they will build a national network to promote a dynamic day of action for quality jobs and workers’ rights on May 1, 2011, International Workers Day. The … Continue reading

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