About Us

What We Do

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 955 represents approximately 400 support staff employed by the Strait Regional School Board. The S.R.S.B. serves 6454 students in the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, covering a geographic area of approximately 11000 square kilometres. We work at 21 different schools and 3 bus garages.

CUPE 955 represents the following job classifications:

  • Mechanics and Bodymen and Other Garage Staff
  • Bus Drivers
  • Building Operators and Custodians
  • Cleaners and Janitors
  • Maintenance and Tradesmen
  • Librarians
  • School Secretaries
  • Teacher Assistants and Student Support Workers


CUPE Local 955 is a member of:

  • CUPE National
  • CUPE Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Federation of Labour
  • Strait Area District Labour Council
  • Nova Scotia School Board Council of Unions


This is your executive:

Local President: Wilfridine Crowdis

Vice-President – Antigonish: Mary Sinclair

Vice-President – Guysborough: Darlene Hodgson

Vice-President – Inverness: Donald Stewart

Vice-President – Richmond:

Treasurer: Kelly Connors

Recording Secretary: Nancy Marchand

Membership Secretary: Claire MacDonnell


If you wish to contact us, just click the above links.

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You have the right to contact your Union Representatives, however your Employer also has the right to expect you to perform your assigned duties at all times.