2020 Pacific Region Winter School Week 2

2020 CLC Pacific Region
Winter School Week 2

Sunday, January 19, 2020 – 03:00 to Friday, January 24, 2020 – 03:00

Harrison Hot Springs
100 Esplanade Avenue
Harrison Hot Springs, BC V0M 1K0

Registration for the 2020 Canadian Labour Congress Pacific Region Winter School is now open and will remain open until December 12th, 2019.

The cost for shared accommodation will be $1025.00, and the cost for single accommodation will be $1,345.00.

If you are bringing a guest who would like to purchase a meal plan, you may do so for $415.62 for the whole week, or $83.13 for a single day, which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Air Canada event code for week 2: AYJ7JDW1. Please note, each week has a different event code.

To change or cancel a registration after it has been submitted, you must contact the Pacific Region Office at pacific@clcctc.ca

Bus Schedule   Student Guide  Brochure

There are three scholarships available for the 2020 Pacific Region Winter School:

  • Information for the Frank Wall Scholarship may be found here.
  • Information for the Community Savings scholarship may be found here.
  • Information for the Donna Sheaves Memorial Scholarship may be found here.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2020 CLC Pacific Region Winter School!


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