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Larry Brown, is President of the CCPA. He is also Secretary-Treasurer of the National Union of Public and General Employees since 1986. He holds political science and law degrees from the University of Saskatchewan which he has put to use as chair of PSI’s Public Sector Working Group and the National Union’s Pensions Committee where he is leading the push to expand unions’ control of members’ pension funds in order to better the condition of workers through ethical screening, shareholder activism and social investment. He has written and spoken extensively about public finances, debt and deficit issues, changes in federal provincial financing, public sector restructuring and changes in the economic and political structures of Canada.