Canada: A Changing Society
Industry, Workers and Unions

- demonstrate an understanding of how the industrial revolution changed Canadian society
- identify and demonstrate an understanding of major developments that affected the working conditions of Canadian workers
- identify major developments in the changing role of children in the Canadian workforce

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

This activity is based on the Canadian Labour History web site by Civilization.ca  (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
http://204.19.14.35/hist/labour/lab01e.html

1. Read these two sections and then answer the question.
http://204.19.14.35/hist/labour/labh08e.html
http://204.19.14.35/hist/labour/labh15e.html

How did work change in Canada because of the Industrial Revolution(s)? ______________________

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2. http://204.19.14.35/hist/labour/labv16e.html

What conditions did child workers face? _______________________________________________

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3.  http://204.19.14.35/hist/labour/labh17e.html

Who were the "Wobblies" and what was their 'legacy' to the labour movement? _________________

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4. http://204.19.14.35/hist/labour/labh19e.html

Who took over many of the jobs of the men fighting overseas in WWI? ________________________

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