What It Meant to Work in a Waterloo Region Rubber Factory

This article is part of the series The Trials and Jubilations of Working in the Rubber Industry: Rubber Worker Storiesand is supported by the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund. Do you dream of lifting 450 lbs. every five minutes? Would you enjoy an…

Mixing Rubber in Waterloo Region’s Rubber Factories in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Photo from 2020 of Uniroyal on Strange St. in Kitchener, Ontario

This article is part of the series The Trials and Jubilations of Working in the Rubber Industry: Rubber Worker Storiesand is supported by the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund. In Between Worlds, Juliana’s grandfather and uncle worked in a rubber factory that made tires…