Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Valley Labour Day Picnic-Ladysmith Beach 11 AM – 3PM

Canada’s Labour Day came about after following years of  organizing, strikes, parades and protests. Labour Day was declared as an Official Holiday in 1894 by Liberal-Conservative Prime Minister Robert David Thompson.  A glimpse into the  history can be viewed in this video from Canadian History Magazine. In the Cowichan Valley the Nanaimo-Duncan & District Labour Day ...