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We saved out union and kept our voice, but the same was not true for everyone. Shortly after our action the government took its fight with unions to a new level by declaring secondary picketing, secondary action and flying pickets illegal. In other words, the right of one onion or labour group to provide support for another, and the right of a single union to move striking workers from one picket line to another, were declared "criminal" acts. As far as I know these labour practices remain legal in Canada - they are not prohibited by criminal law. Stand on guard for such rights – for they are the things that democracy is made of.

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