30 Jun Donalda MacIsaac acclaimed as Liberal candidate for Sackville-Uniacke
(Halifax, NS) – Donalda MacIsaac has been acclaimed as the Liberal candidate for Sackville-Uniacke and will represent the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in the next provincial election. Due to COVID-19, the nomination meeting was conducted virtually.
Donalda MacIsaac is a passionate volunteer and advocate for healthcare and social change that impacts people’s lives. Donalda serves on a variety of organizations including the Health Advocacy Committee of the Nova Scotia chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP), the CSA Blood Quality Control Committee, the Central Zone Continuing Care Quality Committee and previously served two terms on the Cobequid Community Health Board where she served as Co-Chair for four years. Donalda is a co-founder of the QEII Diversity in Healthcare bursary which has grown to fund the education of over 100 students from underrepresented and marginalized communities.
“My life is spent as a very passionate advocate for healthcare, home care, affordable housing, and social development among much more,” says MacIsaac. “I am thrilled to be acclaimed as the Liberal candidate for Sackville-Uniacke and I cannot wait to use my experience and skills to help make a difference in the things that impact people’s lives every day.”
In addition to her healthcare advocacy, Donalda is a strong voice for her community. She currently sits on the board of the Cobequid Radio Society where she volunteers as the Office Manager for CIOE Community Radio as well as sitting on the board of the Cobequid Cultural Society and serving as Vice President of the Black Beauty Culture Association. Donalda has also been a lifelong advocate for affordable and social housing, both as a member of the North West Planning Committee and in her past involvement in the planning and development in the Jim Macdonald Housing Co-op.
“Donalda’s passion for healthcare and social change is what will make her an excellent MLA for Sackville-Uniacke,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work alongside her in our next Liberal government.”