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Nine-Hour Movement, The

A concerted effort to gain a standard nine-hour day for all working people was launched in 1872 when unionists in Hamilton established the Nine-Hour Movement. Branches formed throughout central Canada, inspired by similar examples in Britain and the United States.

Location

In Victoria Park, King Street West and Locke Street North, Hamilton

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: City of Hamilton (District)

Municipality: City of Hamilton

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