Three CUPE members are running in the Nova Scotia provincial election. They are:
Kim Cail, a home support worker and president of her local, is running in Cumberland North in the province’s northeast. With 17 years experience as a health care worker and 11 years experience as a certified personal care worker, Kim became involved in politics through the Amherst Labour Council.
Charles Muise, a hospital worker, is running in Arglye in the province’s southwest. This is Charles’s second time running for provincial office.
John Deveau, also a hospital worker, who is seeking re-election in Yarmouth. John has been employed as a health care worker at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Elected a member of the legislative assembly in 1998 he was opposition critic for Fisheries and Sport and Recreation. Re-offering in 1999 he lost narrowly by 62 votes.
Go to www.ns.ndp.ca for more information. Better yet, show these fellow CUPE members your support by sending them a cheque! They certainly would welcome it.