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 his lecture, H.W. Arthurs, University Professor and President Emeritus, York University, talks about industrial citizenship and how it is influenced by the dominant forces of the new economy.