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Some usual complaints about unions and their role in the inflationary process. A reply to such allegations in a discussion of the role of labour unions in the Canadian economy. Factors of inflation. The function and effect of the Prices and Incomes Commission established in 1969. Causes of higher wage demands. A discussion of the use of the strike weapon in the collective bargaining process. Problems with outlawing the right to strike. The issue of compulsory arbitration. Concerns of the Canadian labour movement.