Labour education builds solidarity and knowledge. It teaches the skills unions need to represent their members and defend their rights using proven methods that allow adults of all backgrounds to learn. If your union wants to train the next generation of local activists or expand the skills that today’s leaders and activists already have, the CLC Winter School 2024 is here to help your union succeed.
The CLC Pacific Region Winter School is the largest labour school in Canada and we take pride in offering the very best in labour education.
DatesWeek 1 – Sunday, January 14, 2024 to Friday, January 19, 2024
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Week 2 – Sunday, January 21, 2024 to Friday, January 26, 2024
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Week 3 – Sunday, January 28, 2024 to Friday, February 2, 2024
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Week 4 – Sunday, February 4, 2024 to Friday, February 9, 2024
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Week 5 – Sunday, February 11, 2024 to Friday, February 16, 2024
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LocationHarrison Hot Springs, 100 Esplanade Ave., B.C. V0M 1K0
Single Accommodation: $2,200.00
We will not be offering Shared Accommodation for the 2024 Winter School.
To change or cancel a registration after December 14, 2023, you must contact the Pacific Region office at email@example.com
Cancellations received after January 1, 2024 will subject to a $300.00 cancellation fee.
Registrants must have the approval of their union before registering.
Frank Wall Scholarship
Community Savings Credit Union Scholarship
Donna Sheaves Scholarship
Kim Manton Memorial Scholarship
One Movement Threads “Movement Builder” Scholarship
Child Care:Free child care is provided at Winter School for eligible delegates with children ages 12 months to 12 years. An eligible delegate is a single parent, a parent not accompanied by a spouse/companion, or where both parents are delegates. While the CLC will pay the actual childcare costs at the school, students will be responsible for any additional hotel charges for their child. Delegates having additional childcare costs as a result of leaving their children at home should apply for reimbursement from their own union.
There is a limited number of spots available in the childcare program. Spots will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Delegates requiring child care must pre-register and indicate child care on their registration form. Requests for child care do not constitute guaranteed spots in the childcare program. The deadline for childcare registrations is December 8, 2023. Requests received after this deadline will only be accommodated if there is room in the childcare program. Cancellations are required and must be received 14 days in advance of your attendance at Winter School. Failure to cancel booked childcare space(s) will result in a “no show fee” of $300.00.
*Childcare arrangements may not be able to accommodate special needs, but please contact the Pacific Region office for more information.
Please be aware that should unforeseen circumstances arise due to staffing issues, there is the possibility that childcare coverage may be cancelled without advance notice. Participants wishing to utilize the childcare program should keep alternate arrangements in mind, just in case.
COVID Policies & Requirements:We will be following all provincial health requirements at the 2024 Winter School. As provincial requirements do change on short notice, we encourage all affiliates to remain up-to-date. We will provide updates on our website regarding any changes to health requirements for the school. All participants should be prepared to comply in the event a mask and/or vaccine mandate is reintroduced in B.C. If changes to the COVID requirements make a participant unable to attend, the standard cancellation policy will apply. At this time, we are strongly encouraging all participants to be fully vaccinated, to help protect themselves and others.
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