Description: Less than a week after being sworn in as prime minister, Justin Trudeau met privately with leaders of the Canadian Labour Congress.
Source: The Huffington Post
Questions for discussion:
- What was historic about this meeting?
- Consult your text: what is the role of the CLC?
- What concerns did the CLC raise? How do these issues affect labour?
- What reasons does the CLC have to be optimistic about the new government?
- The CLC tends to support the New Democratic Party. How would this complicate relations with the new Liberal government? Discuss.