How to Lobby Your MP — from A to Z

Want to look and sound your best when you meet with your local Member of Parliament? On November 22, 2021, the CLC hosted this technical training on how to schedule, prepare for, and deliver an impressive presentation when you talk with your elected representatives about the issues that matter.

What is Lobbying?

Lobbying and lobbyist are scary words. Check out the CLC’s Lisa Bastien, Bilan Arte, Carlos Carvalho and Tony Tracy as well as MP Daniel Blaikie to demystify what lobbying is.

Lobbying Matters for Workers

There’s strength in numbers! Watch our panel discuss why Members of Parliament from all parties need to hear from working people.

Be Prepared, Make it Count

Tips about how to make your meeting with your MP a success.

Recent News

Statement from Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress on the news about NDP/Liberal negotiations on pharmacare:

“This is a BIG deal. We are very encouraged by the news that the Liberals and New Democrats have reached a deal on pharmacare. This achievement represents the most significant enhancement to our healthcare system since the creation of public healthcare in Canada. It’s a milestone that will profoundly impact the lives of Canadians by making healthcare more accessible and…
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Statement by Bea Bruske: Conservatives stand against workers

OTTAWA—Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement: Canadians are witnessing Conservative decision-makers wreak havoc. Rather than addressing the pressing crises of health care, affordability, and climate change, Conservatives across the country are indulging in political games. And who loses? Working-class families. A year after a landmark health care agreement between the federal government and provinces…
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