Blair Redlin is a researcher with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, based in Burnaby. In addition to bargaining support for CUPE's municipal sector in B.C., his research priorities include privatization and P3s, water, trade agreements, energy and transportation. He's a member of the Boards of Oxfam Canada and B.C. Citizens for Public Power. In the 1990s, he was a Deputy Minister in the B.C. government.