Pacific Region

Pacific Region

Welcome to the Pacific region of the Canadian Labour Congress. We are located in Vancouver, British Columbia and service the entire province of B.C and the Yukon. 

We work closely with the local labour councils and federations of labour on many workplace issues including collective bargaining, education, providing assistance during employment crises and many more functions.

United Way announces buy Canadian policy

The President of the United Way of Canada told a cheering crowd of delegates to the CLC convention that, starting June 1, all products purchased for sale as part of United Way Centreaide Canada fund raising will be Canadian-made, with a preference for union-made… Read More

Publications

CLC pushes for worker's rights in Bangladesh

Recently, the CLC wrote to Foreign Minister John Baird, asking him to press the government of Bangladesh to comply with its commitments to respect labour rights and to ensure the safety of garment factories. A newframework for action called the "Su… Read More

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Statements

Canadian Labour Congress calls on government to support cease fire and participate in rebuilding Gaza

The CLC calls on the Canadian government to support talks between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas beginning in Cairo to find a lasting peace in the region. There is a window of opportunity for the Prime Minister and the Foreign Affairs M… Read More

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Editorials

Yes, Minister, it's time to put Canadians first

This week, Employment Minister Jason Kenney is coming to Toronto to host what's being billed as a “skills summit”― a grand meeting of some of the country's better minds to talk about fixing the disconnect between employers who can't find the sk… Read More

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Related Speeches

Ken Georgetti speech to Convention 2014, Montreal

Welcome delegates to Montreal, especially new delegates! This Canadian Labour Congress Convention is at the heart of our democratic union movement, with 3.3 million members from coast to coast to coast! For 57 years, the Congress has br… Read More

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