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 at the 29th Annual Constitutional Convention in 2021. Lily started her career as a social worker, much of her work focused on social inequality. She saw first-hand the difference strong…
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Siobhán Vipond

Executive Vice-President Siobhán Vipond was elected Executive Vice-President at the 29th Constitutional Convention in 2021. Prior to her election to CLC, Siobhán served four elected terms as Secretary-Treasurer of the Alberta Federation of Labour. She is a proud member of the International…
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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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