James Cardinal

CardinalInterviewee: James Cardinal
Year: 2005
Location: Fort McMurray
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Index: Growing up in Northern Alberta – school and work; Town of Fort McMurray – early years and today; McMurray Independent Oil Workers (MIOW) joins Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers (OCAW) and then Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP); 1978 strike at Suncor; Being jailed during the 1986 strike at Suncor; Creating labour music; Value of unions; Union fought predjudice against Aboridinal people; Human Rights/Aboriginal Committees in the union; Personal involvement with the union; Christrian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC); Campaign against temporary foreign workers; Job opportunities for his children