Themes of 1919 Winnipeg General Strike still relevant 100 years later: Schur

On the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, one Winnipegger who has spent years deeply embedded in the history said the events of 1919 continue to resonate with Winnipeggers even a century later.“It’s one of the most dramatic events in our history,” said Danny Schur, creator of the musical Strike! as well as its upcoming feature film adaptation (renamed Stand!).“I think it’s ingrained in our DNA in ways we don’t even know about. When I started studying it, I didn’t realize it was ingrained in my own DNA as a member of the Ukrainian Canadian community.”View link »

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