On To Ottawa Trek

On to Ottawa Trek | Event | Like the Battle for Ballantyne Pier, the On to Ottawa Trek was an important milestone in Vancouver’s labour movement. To protest the conditions of Depression-era work camps, workers climbed aboard freight trains and headed east to Ottawa, only getting as far as Regina, where they were stopped by the RCMP.

Usage: “I was on my way to get wizasted at Crab Park when I saw a plaque about the On to Ottawa Trek. It made me pause for like, two seconds…”

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