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Committee Against Racism and Discrimination

CARD works to encourage and promote the participation of visible minorities and other equity-seeking groups in CUPE BC.

The committee develops education materials to help build awareness, supports bargaining on anti-discrimination and employment equity, lobbies government to strengthen human rights policies and encourages visible minority participation in local union and CUPE BC activities.

CARD contains four working groups, each representing CUPE members from equity-seeking groups. The working groups, which bring their recommendations to the CARD, represent aboriginal workers, workers of colour, workers with disabilities, and pink triangle (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, questioning and intersex) workers. 

Members of the committee are:

Alexander, Michele - Co-Chair, Local 15
Toderian, Leanne - Co-Chair, Local 15
 Local 15
McMahon, Kathy - Local 389
Shade, Patrick - Local 951
Taylor, Debbie - Local 723
Guitard, Mitch - Staff Representative
Kamadia, Shaheen - Staff Representative
Kilfoil, Conni - Staff Representative


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