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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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Bromley Armstrong

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bromley Armstrong Born Bromley Lloyd ArmstrongFebruary 9, 1926Kingston, Jamaica Died August 17, 2018 (aged 92)[1]Toronto, Ontario Known for Civil rights leader Awards Order of CanadaOrder of Ontario Bromley Lloyd Armstrong, CM OOnt (February 9, 1926 – August 17, 2018) was a Canadian civil rights leader. He was active in the nascent civil rights era in Canada, beginning with his arrival in 1947. Armstrong was a committed union activist who worked to improve conditions for workers in industry.[2] He was also active in promoting equal rights for African-Canadians and was involved

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Ruth Lor

I was born in Brockville, Ontario into a Chinese restaurant family. Whenever we traveled, our mother wanted to try out new restaurants for ideas to improve ours. So I started reviewing restaurants while very young. At college, I found that the people who had traveled usually won the arguments so after I graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. in psychology and a degree in social work, I wanted to see the world, to continue learning, and to

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