Category:Winnipeg General Strike

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Виннипегская всеобщая забастовка (ru); Grève générale de Winnipeg (fr); Winnipeg General Strike (en); 温尼伯大罢工 (zh); Вінніпезький загальний страйк (uk) general strike (en); Grève de 1919 au Canada (fr)
Winnipeg General Strike 
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Instance ofgeneral strike
Location Winnipeg, Winnipeg Metropolitan Region, Manitoba, Canada
Start time15 May 1919
End time26 June 1919
Significant event
  • Bloody Saturday
Number of deaths
  • 2 (30)
Number of injured
  • 30
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The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of the most famous and influential strikes in Canadian history. For six weeks, May 15 to June 26, more than 30,000 strikers brought economic activity to a standstill in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which at the time was Canada's third largest city. In the short term, the strike ended in arrests, bloodshed and defeat, but in the long run it contributed to the development of a stronger labour movement and the tradition of social democratic politics in Canada.