Tim Buck


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Buck, Tim

 

Born Jan. 6,1891. Figure in the communist and workers’ movement of Canada.

Born in Great Britain, Buck immigrated to Canada in 1910. From 1910 to 1920 he was a metal craftsman, a worker in railroad shops, and a foreman in various cities of the USA and Canada. From 1921 to 1929 he was secretary of the Workers’ Unity League of Canada. In June 1921 he was one of the organizers of the Communist Party of Canada (CPC). From June 1929 to January 1962 he was general secretary of the Party. He was repeatedly subjected to arrest and imprisonment. From 1935 to 1943 he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Comintern. Since January 1962 he has been president of the CPC.

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In Russian translation:
Tridtsat’ let kommunisticheskogo dvizheniia v Kanade (1922–52). Moscow, 1954.
Oktiabr’skaia revoliutsiia i kanadskoe rabochee dvizhenie. Moscow, 1957.
Nqsha bor’ba za Kanadu. Moscow, 1961.
Vliianie Velikoi Oktiabr’skoi revoliutsii na kanadskoe rabochee dvizhenie. Moscow, 1967.
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instance, both Graham Spry, leader of the Ontario CCF, and Tim Buck,
For example: Tim Buck, William Kashtan, Nancy MacDonald, Samuel Walsh, Jean Pare, Stanley Ryerson (yes, that family), and Elizabeth Rowley (present-day Ontario Party Leader).
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And it was only the quick- thinking of the Sussex club's doctor Tim Buck which saved the limb from being amputated as he twisted the player's dislocated ankle back in place to allow the blood to circulate to the foot.
Tim Buck, leader of the Canadian Communist Party, went to Moscow in 1930 to outline plans for undermining the Canadian system.
During a riot, the prison guards fired into the cell of Communist Party leader Tim Buck.
Written out of party history, Rose apparently remained an embarrassment to the Tim Buck leadership, according to this account.
And it was only the quick-thinking of the Sussex club's doctor Tim Buck which saved the limb from being amputated as he twisted the player's dislocated ankle back in place to allow the blood to circulate to the foot.
Bennett acknowledged the necessity of "a good deal of pruning" to defend "the fabric of the capitalist system" from the likes of Tim Buck (as quoted in Alvin Finkel, Business and Social Reform in the Thirties, 92).
Belford, in the running for United's Player of the Year, could have needed an amputation but for the actions of Dr Tim Buck.
Similarly, when after internment and battlefield service in the Canadian Army he was unsuccessful in his attempts to raise concerns about party policy with Tim Buck and other party leaders, he chose to throw himself into union activities in Hamilton, where he helped organize the 1946 strikes that laid the foundation for post-war collective bargaining in Canada.
ON 20 FEBRUARY 1932, Communist Party of Canada (CPC) general secretary Tim Buck and six political bureau colleagues -- Sam Carr, Malcolm Bruce, Tom Ewan, A.