Canada: Back to Work

The strike tide had ebbed almost as fast as it had flowed. Canada was going back to work.

The 19-day walkout in the Ontario woods ended last week for some of the strikers. More than a dozen Northern Ontario pulp producers signed with the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union (A.F.L.) for just about what the union demanded: $5 a day (instead of $3), union recognition, single beds in the camps (instead of double-deck bunks). The recent $10-a-ton hike in the U.S. ceiling on newsprint had undoubtedly sugared the pill for the operators.

How many had been on strike and how many lumberjacks the...

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