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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Purdy, Keith

Alberta, Calgary South Centre, New Democratic Party

· A general contractor and community activist

· In 2003, awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for Lifetime Achievement and Community Service

· Studied music at Mohawk College in Hamilton

· Served three years with the Canadian Armed Forces in Medical Services

· Later worked for 13 years as a long-term health care employee at the Southwood Nursing Home

· Past President of CUPE Local 8

· Past Co-Chair of the Pride Calgary Association and the GLBT CUPE Caucus

· Member of Save the General (Hospital) and Friends of Medicare

· A founding member of Diversity in Society Coalition

· Member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 285

· Received the Long-term Care Employee of the Year award from CUPE Alberta.

· 42 years old

· With Rick, his partner of 14 years, lives in


Other Calgary South Centre 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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