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.

Unions and social networking

Delegates to the CLC convention in Vancouver participated in an informative presentation on social networking by Juliette Powell, author, digital media consultant and co-founder of The Gathering Think Tank. She encouraged delegates who are not yet using social… Read More

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Working people have the power

Delegates to the CLC convention in Vancouver debated a political action policy paper aimed at labour’s mobilizing for the future. Delegates repeated the refrain that when working people stick together they have power. Many speakers recalled the success of… Read More

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Tribute to locked out workers

Delegates to the CLC convention in Vancouver were updated on four specific lockouts that are across the country. CAW members talked about their lockouts in Winnipeg and Toronto. In Winnipeg, the employer is attacking retirees’ pensions, as well as wages… Read More

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Statements

Give Peace a Chance: CLC Statement on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has called on the Israeli government and Hamas in Palestine to join an Egypt-brokered deal for an immediate cease fire over the conflict in the Middle East. The CLC was also critical of Prime Minister Harper f… 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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