Module Category: History

Rebels with a Cause

From the Alberta Labour History Institute: In the voices of participants, this video documents the history of the United Nurses of Alberta from its founding in 1977 to the turn of the 21st century. That includes the series of strikes from 1977 to 1988 that empowered Alberta nurses both as professionals and workers. That empowerment led nurses to take a leading role in the struggle against the privatization of health care in the 1990s and in favour of strengthening the public system.