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Old Posted Aug 10, 2018, 1:00 AM
Docere Docere is offline
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Originally Posted by Capsicum View Post
I know that the Pacific Northwest in the US had a strong labor movement and so did California, but I don't know how they compare or relate to BC. Maybe it's because BC continues to be dependent on natural resources while the US West coast isn't as much.

Nowadays, I don't perceive the US West coast as being that much more pro-labor than the northeast New England/upper Midwest, but BC definitely seems more pro-labor, pro-union, than places further east (besides more northern parts of Canada).
BC was sort of founded as a (white) workingman's paradise of sorts and I think BC's modern day "left coast" image can be traced back to that in some ways (though obviously the utopianism has undergone gentrification of sorts).
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