Karine Fortin

Pronouns: She/Her

Karine is the Director of Communications at the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) since 2018. Before that, she played senior roles at the Federal NDP and at the Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition. She was also a national reporter for The Canadian Press and Le Devoir. She lives and works in Ottawa/Gatineau.

What’s something about you that would surprise others to know:

How to fight the right and win. How do manage the perils of identify politics while standing up for Human Rights and the for the most vulnerable people. How to mobilize people around progressive ideas.