The retrospective history of Quebec
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- Long-time Quebec labour leader
- CBC News, Saturday 20 July 2002. Louis Laberge, a man
credited with fighting to improve the rights of Quebec
workers even if it meant spending time in jail, has
died. He was 78. Laberge was president of the Quebec
Federation of Labour from 1964 to 1991.
- Marcel Pepin, key labour leader in Quebec,
dead at 74
- Marcel Pepin, one of three labour leaders imprisoned by
former premier Robert Bourassa during a public sector
strike in 1972, has died. He was president of the
Confederation of National Trade Unions from 1965 to 1976,
the second-largest labour federation in Quebec. He was
instrumental in the movement during the Quiet Revolution,
which modernized Quebec and moved it away from control by
the Roman Catholic Church.
- Funeral held for former labour leader Marcel
- Canadian Press. Pepin espoused an independent and socialist
Quebec during his tenure as head of the province's
second-largest labour federation.