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Portrait of Kane Tse

Kane Tse was elected HSA President in June 2021.

Tse has served as chief steward and assistant chief steward at BC Cancer (Vancouver), and participated in HSA’s Core Member Engager program in 2020, where he helped generate support for the union’s recent Paid Sick Leave campaign. He’s also contributed to two bargaining proposal conferences and is a member of HSA’s BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Colour) Caucus.

Prior to his time at HSA, Tse worked for a Vancouver-area biotechnology startup. An avid photographer and former musician, Tse has performed on tour in Sydney, Stockholm and Vienna.

Tse succeeds Val Avery, who served as HSA President since 2013.

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