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Megan Whitfield

“Never underestimate the power of a woman. As the world is on fire we will burn, but we will rise and we will accomplish and achieve.” – Megan Whitfield Megan Whitfield embodied all of these characteristics and so much more, and the void her passing has left at CUPW, and within the labour movement, will never be fully filled. Megan began her career at Canada Post in 1998 as a postal clerk at the South Central Letter Processing Plant in

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Jan Simpson

FROM THE CUPW WEBSITE: Historic Election at CUPW: Postal Workers Elect First Female Black President Friday May 17 2019A record number of women also elected to the National Executive Committee For Immediate Release OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has elected Jan Simpson, a postal worker from the Scarborough local, as the union’s new National President. She becomes the first black woman to lead a national union in Canada. Julee Sanderson from the Saskatoon local was elected

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Mark Brown

As a Canadian of Jamaican decent Mark Brown came to Canada when he was two years old. He started working at Canada Post at eighteen years old. He was a temporary worker on the midnight shift. After working all night he attended the north campus of Humber College studying accounting during the day. Mark Brown is a Truck Driver by trade and currently holds a position as a Truck Driver for Canada Post. Mark has been representing the Canadian Union

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