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A grander vision : my life in the labour movement

Author: Sid Ryan; Gerry Adams
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A stirring, heartfelt manifesto written by a man who fervently believes in what workers with their civil society allies can achieve for the good of all. Sid Ryan, one of Canada's most courageous and progressive union leaders, draws on the experience of his varied and colourful life to show what is right with the labour movement, what is wrong, and what has to change if it is to avoid becoming irrelevant. He calls  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ryan, Sid, 1952-
Grander vision.
Toronto, Dundurn, 2019
Named Person: Sid Ryan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sid Ryan; Gerry Adams
ISBN: 9781459744264 9781459744271 1459744268 1459744276 9781459744257 145974425X
OCLC Number: 1080940662
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Growing up in Ireland --
A new life in Canada --
President of CUPE Ontario --
Bob Rae and the social contract --
At home in the world --
OFL president --
The grander vision.
Responsibility: Sid Ryan ; foreword by Gerry Adams.
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Sid Ryan, one of Canada's most courageous, influential and progressive union leaders, tells the story of his life, from his upbringing in Ireland to his leadership of one of Canada's largest unions.  Read more...


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Sid Ryan, in his usual style, has written a no holds barred political biography mostly about his time as President of CUPE and the OFL. An inside account of the most important battles of the labour Read more...

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