Who We Are

Unions Working for Social Justice In Our Central Alberta Communities.

The Red Deer & District Labour Council, chartered with the Canadian Labour Congress in 1958, represents 7000 unionized members throughout Central Alberta. The Labour Council’s purpose is to improve the communities in which the members live, work and play, by advancing the economic and social welfare of all workers.

The Red Deer & District Labour Council: 

  • Donates to & volunteers for various community causes & organizations, such as Central Alberta United Way.
  • Provides an annual Scholarship for post-secondary students.
  • Supports Labour Education.
  • Supports children to attend the Alberta Federation of Labour summer camp.
  • Raises workplace safety awareness and recognition of workers injured or who have lost their lives at the workplace.
  • Organizes and hosts annual Community Events.


Kyle Johnston President
Laxmi Rao Vice President
Karen Reay Secretary - Treasurer
Patricia Couture Executive Member
Pauline Klassen Sergeant-At-Arms
Yesi Barrios Trustee
Taralyn Scott Trustee
Lawanda Ramsey Trustee
Kyle Johnston AFL Representative
Laxmi Rao AFL Alternate