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CUPE members did well in this falls municipal elections, winning 14 races for city councillor or school trustee in Nova Scotia and Alberta.

In Nova Scotia, the following active or retired members are the latest CUPE councillors: Charlie Long, elected to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Linda Gregory re-elected to the Municipality of Digby. Bruce Hubbard acclaimed in the Municipality of Argyle, Rod Murphy elected in the Municipality of Argyle, Liz Paris acclaimed as the African-Nova Scotian representative for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, Terry Rhindress, re-elected in the Town of Amherst and Blair George was elected in the Municipality of Guysborough.

Alberta also saw seven CUPE members elected as school trustee or city councillors. They were: Doreen Ford, School Trustee, Buffalo Trail Schools, Angela Adams, Fort McMurray School Division, William Taylor, Councilor, Blackfalds, Rick Poole, Councilor, Blackfalds, Bruce McLeod, Councilor, Acme, Kirk Oates, Councilor BonAccord, Dave Theile, Councilor Edmonton

Congratulations to our members who were successful, and thank you to all CUPE members who put themselves out there to serve the community, said CUPE National President Paul Moist.