CLC Winter School registration now open; HSA scholarships available

The 2011 Canadian Labour Congress winter school, one of Canadas best labour schools, is scheduled for Harrison Hot Springs, in January and February 2011. Registration is now open.

The CLC Winter School offers a wide variety of week-long, quality labour-oriented courses.  To support HSAs ability to represent HSA members effectively and to help build a stronger union, members and/or stewards can apply to take courses chosen to meet these objectives. Follow this link for the courses approved by HSA for for HSA scholarships. HSA scholarships cover full reimbursement for wages, travel, registration, accommodation (twin), meals and dependant care.  In addition, HSA provides one Ann Hallman Scholarship.

HSA members can apply for an HSA Scholarship or the Ann Hallman Scholarship by completing an application form.

Application forms are available from  Please note that HSA CLC Winter School Scholarships are popular, and more applications are usually received than can be accommodated.  Application forms must be fully completed and received at HSAs office by 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 29, 2010, to be considered.  Please contact Leila Lolua for further information.

Child care will be available at the CLC Winter School for the first time, provided by experienced Early Childhood Educators.  If you are approved for any of the above scholarships, you will be contacted by HSA with further details about child care.

Community Savings Credit Union is also offering a scholarship to attend the Human Rights, Issues and Advocacy course for week one: January 16 ... 21, 2011.  Please follow this link to receive more information.

In addition, the BC Federation of Labour is offering two scholarships. Information about the Donna Sheaves scholarship is here.

Application Deadline:  4:00 p.m., November 29, 2010

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