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Coercion & Consent: Canadian History

Describe how post-war governments in Canada have moved from a position of consent toward unions to one of coercion. Include two examples that illustrate how government in Canada used coercion during the 1970s and 1980s to stifle union activity.

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I shall assume that you have a general knowledge of Canadian history from the Pre-colonial Days to the present. This is important because the state of organization and general ideas on social identity, security, loyalty and administration influence the eventual change from post-war consent towards 'coercion ' in the 70's & 80's. In looking at the history of Canada and its people, the manner by which Identity was shaped and how needs shaped politics and identity as a nation especially in the latter 20th century, one will be able to pinpoint certain events in society that pushed the administration to change approaches. The solution is brief and short, as you requested. However, references are provided so that you can expand on the information provided.

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The solution describes the events and tendencies of coercion and consent in Canadian History. The solution is an essay following the APA-format. References are provided.