Officers

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.

These Officers work closely with the elected representatives of the Canadian Council to fulfill the mandate adopted by convention delegates.

Bea Bruske

President Bea Bruske was elected President of the Canadian Labour Congress at the 29th Constitutional Convention in 2021. She is only the second woman to hold the position. For more than three decades, Bea has served workers and their families as…
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Lily Chang

Secretary-Treasurer Lily Chang was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) at the 29th Constitutional Convention in 2021. She is the first worker of East Asian descent elected to office at CLC. As CLC’s Secretary-Treasurer, Lily oversees the organization’s finances.…
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Larry Rousseau

Executive Vice-President Larry Rousseau was first elected Executive Vice-President at the Canadian Labour Congress’ 28th Constitutional Convention, in May 2017, and was most recently re-elected to this position in June 2021. Larry has a long history of trade union and political activism,…
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