Fonds 02.002 - CHO!CES

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CHO!CES

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CA UWA 02.002

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  • 1937-2002, predominant 1990-2002 (Creation)

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12 m of textual records
5 videocassettes
68 photographs : b & w; col ; 20 x 28 or smaller

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CHO!CES, a social justice coaltion, was established in Winnipeg in 1990 and included individual members and representatives of local and provincial organizations including the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the Manitoba Federation of Labour and the Manitoba Action Committee for the Status of Women. The coalition was involved in a series of public activities including Thin Ice, which opposed government support for the Winnipeg Jets hockey team and Project Loophole, which sought to overturn a Revenue Canada tax decision that benefitted a wealthy Canadian family. In addition the coalition initiated 'Alternative Budgets', promoting taxation and expenditure policies in opposition to the 'corporate' budgets proposed by federal, provincial and municipal governments. The coalition disbanded following completion of its appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in the Project Loophole case.

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The fonds consists of four series covering its major activities and its own administrative and research records, and includes textual records, photographs, posters, newspaper clippings, audio- and videocassettes and related material.

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Open access

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Researchers are permitted to photocopy and publish in accordance with standard copyright procedures. Copyright resides with CHO!CES.

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A hard copy finding aid is available in the Archives reading Room.

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Videocassettes: 2 videocassettes (00:14:00) : col; 1 videocassette (00:44:00) : col; 1 videocassette (01:00:00): col; 1 videocassette (01:58:00) : col;

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English

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  • English

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