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Commissioning consent : an investigation of the Royal Commission on the Relations of Labour and Capital, 1886-1889
The 1880s were turbulent years in the Dominion. Under the auspices of the National Policy, Canada was in the midst of a social and political ‘transformation.’ The social and cultural aspects of this transformation became ...
A Godless Dominion: Unbelief and Religious Controversy in Interwar Canada
Between 1925 and 1940 Canadian unbelievers in three cities, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal, got organized and took up an active struggle against religion. This study examines that historical moment and asks what it was ...
GUARDING THE CITY BEAUTIFUL: LIBERALISM, EMPIRE, LABOUR, AND CIVIC IDENTITY IN HAMILTON, ONTARIO, 1929-53
Hamilton, Ontario has provided a testing ground for social historians exploring questions about labour, working-class conflict, and shop-floor politics. These studies, though extensive, have largely overlooked the political ...