• 2019 Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum

    CLR is proud to sponsor the 2019 Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum!  We look forward to seeing you there.  January 22 to 24th, 2019 at the Prince George Civic Centre.  For more information about the Forum, visit http://www.bcnaturalresourcesforum.com/

  • CLR’s 50th Annual General Meeting – Save the Date!

    CLR will be celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary next year in beautiful Whistler, BC – September 13th & 14th, 2019 at the fabulous Four Seasons Resort and Residences.

    Mark your calendars!!

  • CLR’s 49th Successful AGM

    CLR’s 49th AGM was held at the Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Center in Penticton, BC, September 14-15, 2018.  From all accounts it was a great success.

    From the Friday information sessions, touching on Aboriginal Reconciliation, Workforce Development and Mental Health & Substance Use, to dancing the night away to the Ten Souljers party band

    Guests enjoyed the Saturday golfing, kayaking, cycling the Kettle Valley Railway and the always popular wine tours.  The event ended with a Southern BBQ and a night of yard and indoor games.

    We are pleased to welcome our newest Board members, Shawn Boyd of Houle Electric Ltd. and Troy Halverson of Done Right Painting and Sandblasting Ltd.

  • UPDATED – Registration Now Online for CLR’s 49th AGM

    CLR’s 49th AGM this year will be September 14 – 15 at the beautiful Penticton Lakeside Resort.  Information on our upcoming AGM is now available. Click here for details and online registration.  We look forward to seeing you all there!

    UPDATE AUGUST 23 – Our room block at the Penticton Lakeside Resort is full.  As of today the hotel is sold out for Thursday and Friday night although, of course, their availability may vary if they receive some cancellations.  Please contact Joleen (joleenk@clra-bc.com) for assistance in finding alternate accommodations.

  • New Faces at CLR

    On March 1st, 2018 2 new talents joined the Association.    Please help us welcome the following new staff:

    Steve Clark, Director, Labour Relations

    Mr. Clark will be assuming responsibility for the Industrial/Mechanical contracts, currently assigned to Clyde Scollan and Mike Zaine.  With over 20 years of LR/HR and general management experience, Mr. Clark has negotiated agreements in both the private and public sector, in industries such as hazardous materials abatement, demolition, consumer packaged goods and waste management.  He is a graduate of the University of Victoria and holds the Certified Professional in Human Resources designation.

    Chris Mydske, Director, Labour Relations

    Chris comes to CLR with an extensive background in Labour Relations.  He spent the last 11 years working for Loblaws in multiple, progressively senior Labour Relations roles.  Over his tenure with Loblaws he has developed extensive experience in Collective Bargaining, representing the Employer in numerous sets of negotiations with multiple unions in the retail industry.  Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC in 2003.  He received a Diploma in Human Resource Management from BC in 2006 before beginning his career in Labour Relations.


  • CLR’s 48th Successful AGM

    CLR’s 48th AGM which was held at the Westin Bear Mountain in Victoria, BC from September 22-23, 2017 was a great success.

    An enjoyable Friday night of entertainment featured SWAY, a Tribute to Michael Bublé and a fun and engaging Casino Royale Night followed on the Saturday.  The weather cooperated beautifully for the golfers while the whale watching tour experienced the best tour of the tour operator’s season.  The Galloping Goose bike riders and those who toured the Butchart Gardens also enjoyed the beautiful weather along with gorgeous scenery.

    We are pleased to announce our new Chairman of the Board, Eric Akelaitis of CIMS Limited Partnership and to welcome our newest Board member, Sarah Clark of Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc.

  • Welcome to our new website!

    Welcome to our newly-launched website! And a huge thank you to those CLR members who shared their worksite photos – you are all amazing!

  • Get Your Free CLR Health & Safety Program Manual!

    Did you know CLR members get a free copy of our Health & Safety Program Manual? For non-members the manual is $299.95. Request your first copy for free with our order form.

  • New Quick Application

    Our new website has an easy to use application form for new members to apply or request more information. Now it’s faster and easier than ever to become a CLR member, fill out the form here.