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Free But Not Free


From: Wanda’s War


Chapter 11 further discusses the poor working conditions at the Dionne Spinning Mills as it drew attention from Canadian labour unions, including the Textile Workers Union (TWU). The chapter also covers the 1948 strike, difficult labour environments, Wanda and her other Polish migrants Catholic faith, and Wanda’s move to Kitchener, Ontatio.



Marsha Faubert

Marsha Faubert is a Toronto-based lawyer with a lengthy history of public service in the administrative justice system in Ontario. She has worked as a litigator, an arbitrator, an adjudicator of appeals in workplace injury and disease claims, and as the director of a provincial tribunal. Wanda’s War is her first book.