Justin Trudeau Meets Privately With ‘Very Tough’ Canadian Labour Congress

Althia Raj
Posted: 11/10/2015

Marking what both hope is a new turn in Ottawa’s relationship with organized labour, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Canadian Labour Congress met on Tuesday — the first time in more than 50 years a sitting prime minister had spoken to the union group’s leaders.

The meeting, held six days after Trudeau was sworn in as Canada’s 23rd prime minister, took place behind closed doors at the request of his office. CLC president Hassan Yussuff explained that some of his colleagues “can be very tough at times.”

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