Manitoba Nurses Strike, January 9, 1991

The Manitoba Nurses Union went on strike against the Conservative government of Gary Filmon on January 1, 1991. This rally and demonstration took place on January 9, 1991.

The rally started at the Winnipeg Convention Centre and ended with the Nurses and supporting Unions marching on the Legislature.

The temperature was -37C.

Directly below is a slide show of the images which unfortunately do not include the captions. Scroll down for more information or to comment.

 

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Nurses Strike – Rally at the Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – Rally at the Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991. Peter Olfert at right

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Nurses Strike – Rally at the Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – International Union of Operating Engineers members, Rally at the Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – Marching to Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – Marching to Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – Marching to Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – Marching to Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991. CKY Television workers and technicians, also on strike at the time and there in support of the Nurses, surround a CKY truck and the replacement workers.

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Nurses Strike – Marching to Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991

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Nurses Strike – Demonstration at Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991.

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Nurses Strike – Demonstration at Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991.

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Nurses Strike – Demonstration at Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991.

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Nurses Strike – Demonstration at Legislature, Winnipeg MB January 9, 1991. Media interviewing Clayton Manness, Minister of Finance, and Don Orchard, Minister of Health, on steps of Legislature.

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