Who We Are

The Canadian Labour Congress is the largest labour organization in Canada, bringing together dozens of national and international unions, provincial and territorial federations of labour and community-based labour councils to represent more than 3 million workers across the country.


Canada’s labour movement has a long history of improving workers’ everyday lives. We fought for and won many of the rights enjoyed by all workers today – minimum wages, overtime…
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Every three years, delegates to the CLC Convention elect four Officers to fill the executive positions of the CLC: President, Secretary-Treasurer, and two Executive Vice-Presidents.
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The labour movement is a driving force for democratic social change.
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Federations of Labour and Labour Councils

Federations of labour and labour councils in Canada have a long and proud history of fighting for the rights of all working people. They play a pivotal role in representing…
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Labour Education

Labour education is the foundation and the future of Canada’s unions. It helps to strengthen unions by allowing members connect, learn, and grow together.
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Conventions and Constitution

The 29th Constitutional Convention of the Canadian Labour Congress was held virtually from Wednesday, June 16 to Friday, June 18, 2021, using an exciting, interactive, and secure online platform. The…
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