Delegates

 

How to Register

All organizations are encouraged to consider equity representation (women, Aboriginal workers, workers of colour, workers with disabilities, LGBT) and young workers (age 30 or younger) as part of their delegations.

The registration fee for each delegate is $400 (no fee is required for alternate delegates) and must be submitted along with the duplicate credential form (colour paper) no later than the deadline below. If additional credentials are required, we will provide them on request, provided the organization concerned is entitled.

Register early in order to facilitate convention planning, but credentials can be submitted until 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Delegates who want to receive an advance copy of the resolutions book must register by April 7, 2017.

Credentials (including payment) should be mailed to the Canadian Labour Congress, Attention Convention Office, 2841 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1V 8X7.

For more detailed information, see the full Convention Call.

Traveling and Staying in Toronto

Travel discounts to help your delegates get to Toronto

Air Canada has offered substantial savings to our delegates who will be travelling by air.

If you wish to take advantage of these savings, please contact Air Canada at: 1-888-247-2262 (in Canada), TTY 1-800-361-8071 (hearing impaired) or online at www.aircanada.com. In all cases, please quote promotional code AQ634QD1. Regardless of fare basis, please ask your travel agent to enter the promotional code number on your ticket.

Via Rail has offered 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus and Sleeper class.

If you wish to take advantage of these savings, please contact VIA Rail at 1-888-842-7245 (in Canada), TTY 1-800-268-9503 (hearing impaired) or online at www.viarail.ca. In all cases, please quote promotional code 13439.

Lodging in Toronto

Delegates who are in need of lodging in Toronto should contact W.E. Travel to make reservations at our discounted rate with selected hotels by calling 1-888-676-7747 or online at www.wetravel.net. Reservations must be made no later than April 6, 2017.

Getting Around Toronto

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre website offers an interactive map to help find hotels, transit stops, parking and more. You can access the map at http://www.mtccc.com/map.aspx.

Child Care

Child care will be available during Convention proceedings, from approximately 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. as well as during any evening proceedings. Additional evening “sitter” needs will be the responsibility of the parent; personnel will be available.

Mail the completed request form to the Canadian Labour Congress: 2841 Riverside Drive, Ottawa ON K1V 8X7 to the attention of the Convention Office.

It must be received no later than April 7, 2017.

Accessibility

Do you have any accessibility requirements? Mail the completed request form to the Canadian Labour Congress: 2841 Riverside Drive, Ottawa ON K1V 8X7 to the attention of the Convention Office. If assistance is required to complete this form, please contact convention@clc-ctc.ca.

It must be received no later than April 7, 2017.

FAQ

What do I need to bring with me to register at convention?

You’ll need your original credential form, signed by your local’s signing officer, in order to register.

Can my local get more credentials?

To find out if your local is entitled to additional credentials, please call the convention office at 613-521-3400 or email convention@clc-ctc.ca. Credential forms will not be available online.

Where do I find the convention agenda?

Stay tuned – the convention agenda will be posted here by April 14. We will also be announcing special guests and speakers in the coming weeks on our social media channels – follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest updates.

When does convention end?

Convention adjourns midday Friday, May 12.