The Don Wood Lecture in Industrial Relations was established by friends of W. Donald Wood to honour his outstanding contribution to Canadian industrial relations. Dr Wood was Director of the Industrial Relations Centre from 1960 to 1985, and the first Director of the School of Industrial Relations, established in 1983. The lecture brings to Queen’s University distinguished individuals who have made an important contribution to industrial relations in Canada or other countries.
In this Don Wood Lecture, John Fryer discusses the challenges and opportunities in the Canadian labour movement in the 1990s. John Fryer is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Pittsburgh, and is Canada’s leading trade unionist, active in the Canadian Labour Movement for over 25 years.