Across Cultures

How have we contributed to Canada?

About this theme

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.

No Time to Stop

No Time to Stop
1990, director: Helene Klodawsky

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A programmer talks about not being able to find work in Canada in the computer field. Alberta Onyejekwe, a Canadian originally from Ghana, describes the difficulty she had adjusting to being a garment worker. Seeing workers denied their rights, she began to organize some of the women. Finally, a union was created despite the opposition of the bosses.