The Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference

The 2015 Conference – Leadership and Innovation – will take place May 22 to June 5. The Canadian Labour Congress is encouraging union members to be nominated for this opportunity. Deadline for application is September 30, 2014.

This Leadership Conference brings together 240 Canadians from labour, business, government and the community sector for a truly unique two-week experience aimed at broadening their perspectives on work, leadership, their communities and their country.

The 2015 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference will examine the role that leaders play in stimulating, driving, managing and diffusing innovation in their organizations and communities. Conference members will experience situations where organizations embrace innovation as a positive and necessary mindset central to future success. They will experience situations where leadership is working or required to move groups forward on unfamiliar ground. They will learn how human capital is key to an innovative society. They will see first-hand how leaders shape outcomes for their organizations and society as a whole.

Applications and Sponsor Endorsement forms should be completed online at The deadline date for receipt of applications is September 30, 2014. Please be very thorough in your application.

“The Canadian Labour Congress strongly supports the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. We know the benefits participation has brought to individual trade unionists, their organizations, their communities, the labour movement, and this country.”