Development Education Centre (DEC)
Year Published: 1981
Organization profile published 1981
Resource Type: Organization
Cx Number: CX2361
The Development Education Centre has a number of resources dealing with development/labour issues in the Atlantic provinces.
Abstract: The Development Education Centre has a number of resources dealing with development/labour issues in the Atlantic provinces. Some resources from their film library include:
1) ¾ inch video cassettes: a) "Lock Out" - documents pre-Second World War labour organizing efforts in Lockport, Nova Scotia; b) "Work and Wages" - deals with unemployment in Halifax and the closing of the Hawker-Siddeley plant; this video makes connections between development issues in Nova Scotia and Latin America; c) "Fisher Cut Bay" - describes the formation of the Maritimes Fishermen's Union and d) "Michelin Bill" - deals with the Michelin Bill and related labour struggles in Nova Scotia;
2) Slide-tape shows: a) "Inshore-Offshore" - Survival of the Atlantic Fisheries and b) "Buchans - Company Town" (Newfoundland).
Rental rates for the above resources range from $15 to $55. These film resources can also be purchased.