Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Labour Congress / Congrès du travail du Canada / Beatrice Bruske, PRESIDENT

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Labour Congress / Congrès du travail du Canada
Responsible Officer Name: Beatrice Bruske, PRESIDENT 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1999-07-02
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 949495-367

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 1079

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 24

Version 1 of 73 (1999-07-02 to 2000-02-14)

Version 1 of 73 (1999-07-02 to 2000-02-14) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: Canadian Labour Congress / Congrès du travail du Canada
2841 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
OTTAWA, ON  K1V 8X7
Canada
Telephone number: 613-521-3400
Fax number: 613-521-4655  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: KENNETH V GEORGETTI, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE CLC IS NATIONAL LABOUR BODY WHOSE PURPOSE IS TO: PROMOTE THE INTERESTS OF ITS AFFILIATES AND GENERALLY TO ADVANCE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL WELFARE OF THE CANADIAN WORKERS INCLUDING THOSE WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED OR RETIRED; SECURE LEGISLATION THAT WILL GUARANTEE THE BASIC RIGHTS OF WORKERS, INCLUDING FREE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND THE RIGHT TO STRIKE, AND THE SECURITY AND WELFARE OF ALL CANADIANS; PROTECT AND STRENGTHEN OUR DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS, TO ENSURE FULL RECOGNITION AND ENJOYMENT OF THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES TO WHICH WE ARE ENTITLED, AND TO PRESERVE THE CHERISHED TRADITIONS OF OUR DEMOCRACY; HELP CREATE AND PARTICIPATE IN COALITIONS WITH GROUPS WHICH SHARE OUR AIMS AND PRINCIPLES IN PURSUIT OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE; PROMOTE THE CAUSE OF PEACE AND FREEDOM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AND TO WORK TO THAT END WITH LABOUR MOVEMENTS AND PEACE GROUPS IN OTHER COUNTRIES; TO SERVE AS THE "VOICE OF LABOUR" IN SPEAKING ON NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ISSUES.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: THE CLC THROUGH ITS TRADE UNION AFFILIATES HAS OVER 2.3 MILLION MEMBERS.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 1998-12-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CANADA $50,000.00
NATIONAL LITERACY SECRETARIAT $159,500.00
CIDA $1,697,641.00
HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CANADA $14,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: BONNIE ARMSTRONG-TUBMAN
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BOB BAKER
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: EVERETT BAKER
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BOB BALDWIN
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JEAN-CLAUDE BASQUE
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BERTRAND BEGIN
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEPHEN BENEDICT
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVE BENNETT
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONTMENT DEPARTMEN
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JEAN BEZUSKY
Position title: REGISTRAR, LABOUR COLLEGE OF CANADA
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BUFFY BURRELL
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PRAIRIE REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: RICK BYRNE
Position title: REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PRAIRIE REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LYNN CARLILE
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, EDUCATION AND CAMPAIGNS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BILL CHEDORE
Position title: NATIONAL COORDINATOR, EDUCATION AND CAMPAIGNS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DEE DEE DAIGLE
Position title: POLITICAL ACTION REPRESENTATIVE, PRAIRIE REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JANET DASSINGER
Position title: NATIONAL TRAINING COORDINATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SANDI ELLIS
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BARRY FRASER
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LINDA GALLANT
Position title: REGIONAL DIRECTOR, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SUSAN GENGE
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, WOMEN'S AND HUMAN RIGHTS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: KENNETH GEORGETTI
Position title: PRESIDENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MARTIN HANRATTY
Position title: NATIONAL COORDINATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: KEVIN HAYES
Position title: ECONOMIST, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: AMBER HOCKIN
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT DEPA
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ANDREW JACKSON
Position title: SENIOR ECONOMIST, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SHEILA KATZ
Position title: COORDINATOR, NAFTA DESK, INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PATRICK KERWIN
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, POLITICAL ACTION DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBERT KOKTAN
Position title: JUNIOR PROGRAMMER/ANALYST
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: GORD LARKIN
Position title: POLITICAL ACTION REPRESENTATIVE, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ART LAROCQUE
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: TAMARA LEVINE
Position title: LITERACY PROJECT COORDINATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MICHAEL MACISAAC
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, EDUCATION AND CAMPAIGNS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BRENDA MAKEECHAK
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DANIEL MALLETT
Position title: NATIONAL COORDINATOR/PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATION AND CAMP
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BRIAN MALLON
Position title: PROJECT COORDINATOR, INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: RICHARD MARTIN
Position title: SECRETARY-TREASURER
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBERT MCGARRY
Position title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY-TREASURER
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JAY MOOR
Position title: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY AND CONVENTION COORDINATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVE MORRIS
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PRAIRIE REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: NRINDER NANN
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, YOUTH ISSUES, EDUCATION AND CAMPAIG
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LEN NELSON
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: WINNIE NG
Position title: REGIONAL DIRECTOR, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ANNA NITOSLAWSKA
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: TOM O'BRIEN
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID ONYALO
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, ANTI-RACISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PIERRE OUIMET
Position title: FINANCIAL ADVISOR/CONTROLLER
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JEAN-CLAUDE PARROT
Position title: EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PAUL PURITT
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MURRAY RANDALL
Position title: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BARINDER RASODE
Position title: SENIOR REGIONAL TRAINING ADVISOR, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID RICE
Position title: REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: NANCY RICHE
Position title: EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PENNI RICHMOND
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, WOMEN'S AND HUMAN RIGHTS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LOIS ROSS
Position title: NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MARY ROWLES
Position title: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PAULETTE SADOWAY
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MARTIN SAUNDERS
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MICHAEL SHERIDAN
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PRAIRIE REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MARY SHORTALL
Position title: SENIOR REGIONAL TRAINING ADVISOR, ATLANTIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MIKE SINKEVITCH
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: EDMOND STE. MARIE
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: NOEL STOODLEY
Position title: INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PATRICIA TANNER
Position title: JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BRENDA WALL
Position title: SENIOR REGIONAL TRAINING ADVISOR, ONTARIO REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MAUREEN WERLIN
Position title: SENIOR REGIONAL TRAINING ADVISOR, PRAIRIE REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: CINDY WIGGINS
Position title: SENIOR RESEARCHER, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY DEPARTMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID WINTER
Position title: REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, PACIFIC REGION
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Competition Tribunal (CT), Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), Environment Canada, Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC), Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Grain Transportation Agency (GTA), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), National Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), National Film Board (NFB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), Pension Appeals Board (PAB), Privy Council Office (PCO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), Public Service Staff Relations Board (PSSRB), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Constitutional Issues, Consumer Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Fisheries, Forestry, Government Procurement, Health, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Mining, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Sports, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: PUBLIC PENSIONS; CHANGES TO CANADA PENSION PLAN [ CPP]; PATENT ACT [ DRUG PATENTS] AMENDMENTS; ACT TO AMEND STANDARDS COUNCIL; CANADA LABOUR CODE; CHANGES TO THE CANADA LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD [ CLRB] AND THE PUBLIC SERVICE STAFF RELATIONS ACT AND BOARD [ PSSRB]; ENDANGERED SPECIES LEGISLATION; UNIVERSAL DISABILITIES; FEDERAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT AMENDMENTS; CHANGES TO CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT [ CEPA]; POLLUTION CONTROL LEGISLATION; IMMIGRATION LAWS; CHILDCARE LEGISLATION; VISIBLE MINORITY LEGISLATION; EMPLOYMENT & PAY EQUITY LEGISLATION; DISABILITY RIGHTS LEGISLATION; GAY & LESBIAN RIGHTS; HUMAN RIGHTS LEGISLATION INCL. VIOLATIONS IN CHINA; WOMEN'S RIGHTS; LITERACY; TRAINING IN THE WORKPLACE; CHILD LABOUR LEGISLATION; CANADIAN TRADE WITH CUBA; ASIA PACIFIC LABOUR NETWORK; FISHERIES DISPUTES (SALMON & COD); TRADE ISSUES: BEL HORIZONTE BRAZIL CONFERENCE; OECD MULTINATIONAL AGREEMENT ON INVESTMENT; NAFTA; TRADE LEGISLATION AND EDUCATION; INDIGENOUS PEOPLES.
Subject Matter: Prospective: UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE [ UI] LEGISLATION; ENVIRONMENT, INCL. CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT [ CEPA]; CANADA LABOUR CODE; EDUCATION; EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING; JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT; INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS; LABOUR; TAXATION AND FINANCE; JOBS AND UNEMPLOYMENT; HEALTH ; GOVERNMENT; INDUSTRY; BROADCASTING; BANKING INDUSTRY, INCLUDING MERGERS; ETC.