Three Welsh coal miners just up from the pits after a day's work in coal mine in Wales, photo by W. Eugene Smith

Three Welsh coal miners just up from the pits after a day's work in coal mine in Wales, photo by W. Eugene Smith

Held every Labour Day weekend in the town of Milton, Steam-Era is quite possibly one of the best Steam shows in all of North America!  Our event hosts a large  array of operating steam traction engines and stationary steam engines.Steam traction engines, referring to a type of agricultural tractor powered by steam, were used in Canada extensively in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.  The Milton Ontario Steam-Era showcases a variety of steam engines restored to their original glory!

Held every Labour Day weekend in the town of Milton, Steam-Era is quite possibly one of the best Steam shows in all of North America! Our event hosts a large array of operating steam traction engines and stationary steam engines.Steam traction engines, referring to a type of agricultural tractor powered by steam, were used in Canada extensively in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The Milton Ontario Steam-Era showcases a variety of steam engines restored to their original glory!

Labour Day in Canada is celebrated on the first Monday of September. It originally gave workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions or pay. The day is now part of a long weekend for many Canadians.

Labour Day in Canada is celebrated on the first Monday of September. It originally gave workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions or pay. The day is now part of a long weekend for many Canadians.

· Who knew Labor Day actually originated in Canada · The first U.S. Labor Day was celebrated in 1882, in New York, and was planned by the Central Labor Union · Oregon was the first state to make Labor Day a holiday in 1887

· Who knew Labor Day actually originated in Canada · The first U.S. Labor Day was celebrated in 1882, in New York, and was planned by the Central Labor Union · Oregon was the first state to make Labor Day a holiday in 1887

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50% OFF Porter Airlines for Canada-wide and U.S. travel from Toronto and Ottawa through Labour Day.

Labour Day Weekend events in Toronto  #thewisesage The Wise Sage #LabourDayLongWeekend Labour Day Long Weekend

Labour Day Weekend events in Toronto #thewisesage The Wise Sage #LabourDayLongWeekend Labour Day Long Weekend

They are all located in just three countries: Norway, Russia and Canada.  Source: The world's northernmost mines | MINING.com

They are all located in just three countries: Norway, Russia and Canada. Source: The world's northernmost mines | MINING.com

How to wear white after Labour Day - Elle Canada

How to wear white after Labour Day - Elle Canada

Happy Labor Day, My Dear Measured Readers! In honor of this day of national (bi-National? I hear Canada’s Labour Day is today as well) laziness, I have brought you a super lazy snack! I made …

Happy Labor Day, My Dear Measured Readers! In honor of this day of national (bi-National? I hear Canada’s Labour Day is today as well) laziness, I have brought you a super lazy snack! I made …

Ontario Long Weekend getaways in 2014 include Civic Holiday Monday and Labour Day north of Toronto

Ontario Long Weekend getaways in 2014 include Civic Holiday Monday and Labour Day north of Toronto

Happy Labor Day, My Dear Measured Readers! In honor of this day of national (bi-National? I hear Canada’s Labour Day is today as well) laziness, I have brought you a super lazy snack! I made …

Happy Labor Day, My Dear Measured Readers! In honor of this day of national (bi-National? I hear Canada’s Labour Day is today as well) laziness, I have brought you a super lazy snack! I made …

City of Vancouver Street Cleaning Crew,Labour Day, 1914

City of Vancouver Street Cleaning Crew,Labour Day, 1914

West Hastings, Thursday 1 September 1904 Looking west from Cambie during the Labour Day parade. Note that the building on the right is where the Dominion Building stands today. Source: Photo by Philip Timms, City of Vancouver Archives #1376-720

West Hastings, Thursday 1 September 1904 Looking west from Cambie during the Labour Day parade. Note that the building on the right is where the Dominion Building stands today. Source: Photo by Philip Timms, City of Vancouver Archives #1376-720

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