Notre Conseil d’administration
Le Conseil des Canadiens est dirigé par un Conseil d’administration bénévole exceptionnel. Le Conseil est composé d’un mélange délibéré de diverses voix au Canada qui s’engagent à protéger les biens communs, la terre mère et la justice sociale. Il représente donc, aux côtés des partisans des sections, un mélange de militants autochtones, ouvriers, écologistes, étudiants et des droits de la personne.
John Cartwright Président du Conseil des Canadiens. Cartwright est l’ancien président du Conseil du travail de Toronto et de la région de York, lequel représente quelque 200 000 ndiqué.e.s qui travaillent dans tous les secteurs de l’économie. Lire la suite.
Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) in June 2021, Lily is the first worker of East Asian descent elected to office at CLC. She started her career as a social services caseworker and saw first-hand how inequality and racism were linked to poverty. The disparities and education cuts affecting her children fueled her interest in labour work. A strong advocate for workers and public services, Lily previously served as Treasurer of CUPE Local 79 and on the board of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council.
David Condon Chapter representative, retired postal worker and union activist for 34 years, serving in executive and educational capacities. Condon helped to organize the Medicine Hat Chapter in 2016 to become a strong voice for progressive change across the country.
A Tsilhqot’in, is an activist who is passionate about water and food safety issues. Nita is a long-time member of the Council of Canadians and a strong advocate for Indigenous rights.
Retired as president of the Vancouver & District Labour Council in 2018. She has spent 40 years as a labour, community and social justice activist, including many years on staff of the Hospital Employees’ Union. In addition to the Council of Canadians, Joey is on the boards of the BC Labour Heritage Centre, Vancouver Community College and Pacific Blue Cross. She also serves on the Labour Studies Advisory Committee at Simon Fraser University.
Lorraine Hewlett , was a founding member of the Council’s NWT Chapter and previously served on the national Board of Directors as the Prairies/NWT representative. Lorraine has over two decades of professional experience with policy development and evaluation, and many years of experience in management. As a political activist, she has been a member of Ecology North, Amnesty International, Alternatives North, Fracking Action North, the Union of Northern Workers, and the Public Service Alliance of Canada. She also served as the President of the Northern Territories Federation of Labour (NWT/Nunavut). Secretary
An environmentalist for 40 years, Jerry first joined the fight against climate change as a member of Friends of the Earth in the 80s. He has since served as Atlantic Regional Development Director for Greenpeace Canada and worked at the Ecology Action Centre in Halifax, both of which he still supports today. Jerry serves as co-chair and treasurer of the HRM Chapter of the Council.
Drena McCormack Chapter representative
Christie McNabb Chapter representative
Through volunteer work as an organizer for Migrante, national committee member for United for Mining Justice, steering committee member for KAIROS and several other organizations, Marcelino has worked at the grassroots level to promote migrant and indigenous rights, and support ecological and social justice initiatives
Active on a host of global and local social justice and environmental issues, Joe facilitates strategies to build more socially just and sustainable communities.
Bianca is the director of the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute and former Co-Executive Director and co-founder of The Leap. She is based in Montreal.
A dedicated water and climate justice activist, Tara brings coalition-building skills from her volunteer work with diverse grassroots networks, including Toronto Climate Action Network. Co-chair of the Toronto chapter since 2008, she’s energized by the new dynamic role of Chapters in the Council of Canadians. She currently works on the Fossil Banks movement at Greenpeace Canada.
A Canadian policy analyst and National Director of Policy and Advocacy for the Canadian Health Coalition, a non-profit organization that works to defend and expand public health care. He also founded the Rideau Institute. He also founded the Rideau Institute.
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