2023 Canadian Labour Congress Winter School

One of Canada's best labour schools is open for registration

The CLC Winter School, held at Harrison Hot Springs in January and February 2023, offers a wide variety of high-quality labour-oriented courses. HSA members interested in helping better represent colleagues in the workplace and build a stronger union are encouraged to apply.

For dates and course information, please see Information Sheet.

HSA offers a number of scholarships to cover reimbursement for wages, travel, registration, accommodation (single), meals and dependent care. HSA members can apply for a scholarship by completing the on-line registration – look under ‘Other Events’ to find the listing for CLC Winter School will be listed under 'Other Events'.

Registration deadline is 11:59pm on Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Please note that HSA CLC Winter School scholarships are very popular, and we routinely receive mor applications than can be accommodated. If you are approved for a scholarship, you will be contacted by HSA with further details.
Additional Scholarship Opportunities:

The Frank Wall Development Scholarship is offered to HSA members interested in attending the Parliamentary Procedure and Public Speaking course. Please you’re your completed application to for union authorization and HSA will send to the CLC on your behalf. This scholarship requires an additional essay.
The Community Savings Scholarship offers support to HSA members interested in attending either Young Workers in Action or A Path to Reconciliation: Standing in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples course. Please send your completed application to for union authorization and HSA will send to Community Savings on your behalf. This scholarship requires an additional essay.

Members who have attended CLC Winter School within the last three years are not eligible.
Please contact for further information.

Registration deadline is 11:59pm on Sunday, November 13, 2022.


Free childcare is provided at Winter School for eligible delegates with children aged 12 and under. 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 HSA. Delegates requiring childcare must pre-register and indicate childcare on their registration form. In order to determine necessary ECE staffing levels, the deadline for childcare registrations is December 1, 2022. 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 $150.00.

 Please be aware that childcare arrangements may not be able to accommodate special needs, but please contact the Pacific Region office for more information.