New labour alliances

Raj Chouhan, President of Canadian Farmworkers Union, speaks as a delegate to the BC Federation of Labour Convention, November 28, 1983. MSC160-913_02 courtesy Pacific Tribune Photo Collection, Simon Fraser University Library.

The relationship between the Canadian Farmworkers Union and the BC labour movement was strong throughout its history. The Union also exerted influence upon the labour movement by raising issues of systemic racism and forming alliances on issues outside the context of union organizing. The CFU had a profound effect on the direction that BC labour later took as an agent of social change.


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