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Reesor Siding Incident

In 1963, a dispute between striking union workers and independent woodcutters led to a clash in which three strikers were killed and eight wounded. It was one of the bloodiest incidents in Canadian labour history.

Location

Beside the Reesor Siding Monument, south of Highway 11 at Reesor Siding, 50 km west of Kapuskasing

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Cochrane

Municipality: Town of Hearst

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