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Through information exchange and networking with other professionals in this field, members will further enhance organizational effectiveness. Meetings and research focus on leading-edge practices in labour relations.

Our meetings program, conducted in a confidential off-the-record environment, provides members an opportunity to:

  • Network with employer-side labour relations professionals from across the country to exchange ideas, share challenges and explore best and next practices in labour relations and human resources.
  • Hear from Canada’s foremost labour relations leaders from both the management and union sides of bargaining.
  • Access the insights of Canada’s leading industrial relations thinkers from the CBoC, the legal profession, and academia.
  • Discuss major themes influencing collective bargaining in Canada—both today and in the future.

Key Features

  • The members
  • The meeting experience
  • Effective and timely delivery of data and information
  • Member information services
  • Annual industrial relations outlook

Who Should Join

Members of the Council are senior executives who have overall responsibility for their organization's labour relations strategy and programs.

Membership Fee 

The membership fee is $4,875 per year which covers all meetings.

How to Join 

To join the Council, or for further membership information, please contact:

Leane Swales
Tel: 613-526-3280x410
Senior Administrative and Meeting Coordinator

Allison Cowan
Tel: 613-526-3090x428
Director, Workplace Health, Total Rewards and Labour Relations Research

Monica Haberl
Tel: 613-526-3090x209
Research Associate, Compensation and Industrial Relations Research

Member Organizations

Air Canada
Andrew Peller Limited
BC Hydro
BC Maritime Employers Association
BC Public Service Agency
Bell Canada
Boeing Canada Operations Ltd.
Bombardier Aerospace
Brinks Canada Limited
British Columbia Public School Employers' Association
Canada Border Services Agency
Canada Post Corporation
Canada Revenue Agency
Canadian Blood Services
Canadian National Railway Company
Canadian Pacific Railway Company
CBC Radio-Canada
Enbridge Gas Distribution
Gaz Métro
General Motors of Canada Company
Hydro Ottawa
J.D. Irving Limited
Jazz Aviation LP
Ledcor Industries Inc.
Liquor Control Board of Ontario
Loblaw Companies Limited
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Marine Atlantic Inc.
McGill University
Metro Vancouver
Molson Coors Canada
NB Power
NOVA Chemicals Corporation
Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat
Pratt & Whitney Canada
Purolator Inc.
Rio Tinto
Saputo Inc.
TELUS Communications Inc.
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
The University of British Columbia
Toronto Star & Star Media Group
TransAlta Corporation
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Union Gas Limited
University of Toronto
Vale Canada Limited
VIA Rail Canada Inc.