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Labour Day: Back to School, Back to Business

Posted on August 29th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Company News, In The Media, Industry Resources, Just For Fun, Recruitment. Comments Off on Labour Day: Back to School, Back to Business

Although most Canadian’s look forward to Labour Day as one last long weekend before the end of summer, the origin behind the holiday stemmed from a different purpose. Over 140 years ago, labour pioneers paraded in Toronto in support of the Typographical Union’s strike for shorter working hours.

That parade was the first in a chain of events that … Read More »