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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Slavin, Linda

Ontario, Peterborough, New Democratic Party

· International Manager of INSTRUCT, an environmental rehabilitation project sponsored by Trent University, working with communities, NGOs and universities in two watersheds in Ecuador and Mexico

· Co-organized eight conferences for Canadian students on international issues, such as pesticides, global warming and genetically modified foods

· Community Program Coordinator at the Kawartha World Issues Centre from 1987 to 1995

· Former teacher in elementary and secondary schools

· Born in Vancouver in 1944; raised in Peterborough and Havelock

· Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and later studied at the Université de Nancy in France, the University of California Berkeley and Trent University

· Winner of the Eminent Service Award of Trent University in 2003

· Recipient of the Canada 125 Medal in 1993 and the Development Education Professional Award of CIDA in 1992

· Chair of the Peterborough Coalition for Social Justice

· Chair of the Peterborough Living-Wage, Living-Income Coalition

· Chair of the Women’s Events Committee and the Persons Day Committee

· Member of the boards of the Community Y Race Relations Committee and the Peterborough Social Planning Council

· Volunteer with Kawartha Ploughshares and the Stop the Cameras Coalition

· Initiator of the Mother Courage project

· Founding member of the Peterborough Sustainable Development Committee.

Other Peterborough candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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