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Into a New Century, 2000-09


From: Leading Progess


This chapter describes how the PIPSC dealt with issues in the first decade of the 2000s, including Y2K and the globalization of computer systems, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Canadian war in Afghanistan, and the election of the Conservative Harper government.



Jason Russell

Dr. Jason Russell holds a PhD in history from York University and is an associate professor at SUNY Empire State College in Buffalo, New York. He is the author of Our Union: UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950 to 1990 and Making Managers in Canada, 1945–1995: Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities. He is currently working on several forthcoming books on North American labour history.