General Strike Bus Tour

Posted April 7th, 2009

Join our tour guides on a chartered bus as they share details about the life of Mike Sokolowski, the Ukrainian immigrant killed during the culmination of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike – “Bloody Saturday” June 15th, as well an many other sites of interest that have direct connections to that tumultuous time. The tour begins at the Union Center and makes its way to the Vulcan Iron Works where it all began. You will also have a chance to see and feel Hell’s Alley where many of the marchers were beaten on that fateful day. You will also bear witness to a memorial graveside service for Mike Sokolowski at Brookside Cemetery before returning to the Union Center.

Union Centre
275 Broadway Ave.
12:00 Noon

Tickets are available at the Workers Organizing Resource Center, Mezzanine
280 Smith Street 947-2220 or at Mondragon, 91 Albert Street 946-5241