Randy Bens (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Electoral District: Ottawa West-Nepean
*Party:* Canadian Action Party
*Birthplace:* Cold Lake, Alberta
*Education:* Terminal BA in English, Ottawa University.
*Profession:* Internet Marketing Specialist and business owner.
*Career Background:* He worked as an Organiser for the Newspaper Guild
under the direction of Mr. Arnold Amber, CBC. He also worked for
several years as an Organiser within the International Brotherhood of
Teamsters and some years for the Hotel Workers Union. He has worked for
such technology providers as PSINet, RBA, MasTec and others earning
Certification as a specialist in technology. He also /worked/ directly
for Sam Karkache owner of Lorenzo's for more than a year.
*Community Activities:* He has campaigned with national and
international labour organizations attending strikes and demonstrations
in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver against poor health & safety standards
and working conditions. He volunteers on a regular basis as an Organiser
for various struggling local unions. On December 5, 2005 he received a
letter from the office of the President of Teamsters Canada on behalf of
an appreciative General President Jimmy Hoffa for his personal support.
Randy has assisted the Hotel Workers, UNITE, UA, Labourers, Engineers
and more in organising efforts. In his spare time, he also spends time
speaking with the homeless in Ottawa seeking options to assist them in
coping with poverty by putting them in touch with available resources.
*Party:* Current member of the Canadian Action Party in good standing.
*Riding Address:* 61 McEwen Avenue