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 & . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Valley Labour Day Picnic-Ladysmith Beach 11 AM – 3PM