Toronto

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Boomtown Toronto

From: Sweethearts

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1960s looks at appartment developers and the boom in high rise appartments in Toronto, which renewed commericial and downtown development 9 $0.90 Add
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Seeking Victory By Other Means, 1912–14

From: Thirty Years' War

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Account of the City’s attempt to purchase the Toronto Railway Company and the Toronto Electric Light Company. 10 $1.00 Add
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A War of Attrition, 1915–20

From: Thirty Years' War

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Account of the City’s attempt to weaken the Toronto Railway Company and the Toronto Electric Light Company so that their ownership would be motivated to sell cheaply. 17 $1.70 Add
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Zanini and Irvine

From: Sweethearts

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1960s explores the disorganization of unions at this time and how Zanini and Irvine took advantage of this to gain power over the developers with their own union 19 $1.90 Add
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Finishing with the Old Regime, 1921–24

From: Thirty Years' War

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Account of the arbitration relating to the 1921 takeover of the Toronto Railway Company’s transit operations. 13 $1.30 Add
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The Split

From: Sweethearts

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1960s Looks at the split of the unions into residential locals and the further fracturing of the unions. Zanini is convicted and sent to prison 14 $1.40 Add
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Epilogue

Lessons Learned

From: Thirty Years' War

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Illustration of how the issues arising in the accounts of the transit dispute could be applied in a modern context. 11 $1.10 Add
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The Bahamas Adventure of C. Powell Morgan

From: Sweethearts

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1960s .The syndicate continues to refine methods of money laundering. Examines the Atlantic Acceptance Coorporation and its Bahamas hotel/casino developments 20 $2.00 Add
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The Bargain Builders

From: Sweethearts

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1960s the development of new building techniques that maximized profits by decreasing the need for skilled labour and finding cheaper materials. There are also inter-union disagreements for control 12 $1.20 Add
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Gus Simone, Organizer

From: Sweethearts

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1960s. Unions and the switch to drywall, work in commercial construction 12 $1.20 Add
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The Concrete Forming Campaign

From: Sweethearts

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1960s formed concrete, residential unions and the international building trade unions 17 $1.70 Add
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The Independent Union

From: Sweethearts

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1960s Zanini and his independent Canadian Union in Concrete Forming, acqusations of it being a front for the mob 10 $1.00 Add
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The Sale

From: Sweethearts

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1960s. Looks at the Forming Council vs the labourers 9 $0.90 Add
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The Shooting

From: Sweethearts

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1970s Zaini still under suspicion of mafia involvement plans to start the canadian union again, is subsequently shot in the leg in his parking garage 7 $0.70 Add
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The Mafia Is with Us

From: Sweethearts

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1970s. Setting up of a commision by the governemtn to examine the violence in the construction industry but not the industry itself 14 $1.40 Add
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Labour Empires

From: Sweethearts

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1970s the decline of specific trade unions (ie plasterers) and the building trades council wants to achieve labour unity in the city 8 $0.80 Add