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Nova Scotia CUPE members running in municipal elections

Oct 1, 2008 03:50 PM
 

CUPE members in Nova Scotia are stepping up to the plate in record numbers for next month's municipal and school board elections.
 
Twenty members have thrown their hats into the ring for the first time, or are contesting as incumbents.

  • Shirley McNamara, CUPE 955, District 5 Richmond (incumbent 17 years)
  • Bill Baker, CUPE 1867, District 6, Cumberland County
  • Malcolm Madden, CUPE 2272, District 5, Municipality of Argyle
  • Jason Langille, CUPE 1472, District 4, Kings County
  • Terry Rhindress, retired CUPE 3890, Amherst
  • Karen MacKenzie, CUPE 2525, District 11, Colchester County
  • Paul Taylor, CUPE 2330, District 11, Pictou Co. Municipality
  • Donnie MacDonald, CUPE 1867, Antigonish (incumbent)
  • Jackie Barkhouse, CUPE 108, District 8, Woodside (incumbent Halifax Regional Municipality)
  • John Stoddard, CUPE 108, District 22, Timberlea-Prospect
  • Rod Murphy, CUPE 2272, District 2, Municipality of Argyle
  • Murray Goodwin, CUPE 964, District 2, 2-A, 2-B, Town of Yarmouth
  • Earle Babin, CUPE 2272, District 4, Municipality of Argyle
  • Linda Gregory, CUPE 835, District 3, Municipality of Digby (incumbent)
  • Todd MacPherson, CUPE 5050, District 3 Cape Breton Regional Municipality
  • Amanda Curry, CUPE 5050, District 13, Cape Breton Regional Municipality
  • Dave LeBlanc, CUPE 5050, District 11, Cape Breton Regional Municipality
  • Elizabeth Paris, CUPE 2330, Chignecto-Central School Board, African Nova Scotian seat (incumbent)
  • Myles Waidson, CUPE 759, Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board
  • Joe Kanary, Retired CUPE 759, Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board