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A trade union emerging in 1956 from a fusion between the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada (est. 1883) and the Canadian Congress of Labour (est. 1940). In 1961, it joined forces with the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation to found the New Democratic Party, which it continued to support. It is the central organization of English‐speaking trade unionists in Canada, representing almost 100 individual unions with a combined membership of 2.4 million members in 2006.Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux http://canadianlabour.caThe official website of the CLC.

Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux

Subjects: History of the Americas.


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