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Rosvall and Voutilainen

Finnish-Canadian union organizers Viljo Rosvall and Janne Voutilainen died under suspicious circumstances while en route to organize workers in a lumber camp in 1929. The mystery surrounding their deaths endures, sustaining them in public memory as martyrs to the cause of organized labour.

Location

In front of the logging museum, Centennial Park, Thunder Bay

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: City of Thunder Bay

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