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June 11, 1925

June 11Cape Breton coal miner William Davis is killed by armed company police when he and other residents of New Waterford march to demand that utilities be restored after the mining company cut off the water and electric supply during a long and bitter strike. June 11 is commemorated throughout Nova Scotia as Miners’ Memorial Day.

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  1. Reblogged this on Progressive Action New Hampshire and commented:
    Another lesson that the interests of capital will always conflict with the interests of the worker and the community.

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