Across Cultures

How have we contributed to Canada?

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This theme presents contributions by diverse cultural communities in the fields of politics, economic development, art, music, as well as in the struggle for workers’ rights.

Lost Dreams

Lost Dreams
1999, director: Daniel Frenette

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Workers' struggles in post-World War I Winnipeg are narrated by the figure of a young woman of Ukrainian origin. She describes the stages of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919. Archival photos and footage help tell the story.