Canada's National Contact Point (NCP)

Canadian Social Partners for the OECD Guidelines for MNEs


The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) was actively involved in the 2000 review of the Guidelines and is the Canadian voice within the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD. The CCC is also the focal point for Canadian business information on the Guidelines. More information on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is available online or by contacting:

Cam Vidler
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
360 Albert St., #420
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 7X7

Telephone: (613) 238-4000 ext: 230
Facsimile: (613) 238-7643


The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) are the Canadian labour voices at the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) at the OECD.

The CLC is the national voice of the labour movement and represents 2.3 million unionized workers. The majority of national and international unions in Canada belong to the CLC, as do 12 provincial and territorial federations and 125 district labour councils. The CLC promotes workers' interests in all national and international fora. It is affiliated with the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and the International Labour Organization. CLC contacts are:

Lucien Royer
International Department
The Canadian Labour Congress
2841 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 8X7

Telephone: 613-526-7410
Facsimile: 613-521-8949


Joel Harden
Social and Economic Services
The Canadian Labour Congress
2841 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 8X7

Telephone: 613-521-3400 ext: 264
Facsimile: 613-521-8949

The CSN is a labour organization with over 300,000 members from both the private and public sectors. The CSN promotes workers professional, economic, social, and political interests. It is active at both the national and international levels and is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The CSN may be reached through:

Ms. Nathalie Guay
Executive Assistant
Responsible for International Affairs
Confédération des syndicats nationaux
Service des relations internationales
1601 de Lorimier
Montréal, Québec
H2K 4M5

E-mail: cc
Telephone: (514) 598-2098
Facsimile: (514) 598-2052