Canadian Labour

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Canadian Labour

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Canadian Labour Congress‏

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Canadian Congress of Labour‏

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1956 -


The Canadian Labour Congress, or CLC (French: Congrès du travail du Canada or CTC) is a national trade union centre, the central labour body in English Canada to which most Canadian labour unions are affiliated. The CLC was founded on April 23, 1956 through a merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada (TLC) and the Canadian Congress of Labour (CCL), the two major labour congresses in Canada at the time.

Note: The Canadian Labour Congress published a journal titled: "Canadian Labour: Official Journal of the Canadian Labour Congress."


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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Added by M Pasternak, 14 November 2018.




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