The 1960s


Mr. Basiuk is the person I chose for my interview. Rather than immigrating to Canada, Mr. Basiuk was born in Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1936. He was educated in high school to the north end of Winnipeg at St. John's Technical High School. He spent two years altogether in grade 10 and 11 then attended five years in the University Of Manitoba and graduated as an electrical engineer. Unfortunately, he was not able to find a job in this profession in this area, and therefore began his career as a teacher; and has been teaching for the last thirty years.
Who was in political power and how affective was he in accomplishing his goals? I wasn't really interested nor paid much attention to ...

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you took part in. Well, I didn't have any hero's or someone to look up to until later on in my 20's when someone invited me to Montreal to watch a folk singer called Pete Seager. From this time on, I became really dedicated and interested in music and this really influenced my life. I was a teacher than, so I didn't really take part in social events, yet there was a building north of Jarvis called Yorkville and teenagers would usually gather there to dance and have fun. I would occasionally go to that place.

State the differences in fashion from the 60's and today. Which music group or band did you enjoy listening to? What types of dances did you enjoy? First of all, teenagers and especially woman would wear clothes with more colour and beads. Bellbottoms were in back at that time. There are certain people who wear lots of flowers and turned out to be called the flower power. This name was given because they believed that being "nice" to others would help change the country-so ...

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old sayings you can tell me? To do my best for others and respect their thoughts, stay honest, single, and young. I remember teenagers saying things like "don't trust anyone over 30" and that's what they just did. Everyone rebelled against their parents. I guess there were so many teenagers then ever before since the Baby Boom. Teenagers gained control in the 60's. Women, also gained some power as I recall... But I don't remember too much about it.

What type of economic problems did you face and did they affect your life? Was it difficult to find jobs, and how? Since I was a teacher at the age of 20, I had money rolling in, thus, I didn't really have any economic problems. I would say it ...

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