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So far Dave Dicenzo has created 15 blog entries.

Nick’s Family

Our family: Nick, Sarah, Ann and Mary (left to right) Nick and Ann are married with two children, two cats and a dog. “My wife and daughters inspire me to be the best man I can possibly be and to leave this world a better place than I found it.”

Nick’s Family2018-11-06T17:44:26+00:00

Dad’s Influence

My Dad carrying his union’s flag at the Hamilton Labour Day parade. My father acted in the Serbian National Theatre and served as an executive member of his union, CAW Local 504.  When we marched in the Labour Day parade together he used to stress the importance of giving back to the community and [...]

Dad’s Influence2018-11-06T19:07:28+00:00

Mom’s Influence

Mom’s graduation photo from Mohawk College. My mother set a shining example of the importance of public service for me and my brother. She worked as an intensive care nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital and taught us to be ethical and honest in our everyday lives. She advocated for her patients and was always [...]

Mom’s Influence2018-11-20T13:53:04+00:00

Nick the Activist

Nick engaged in political activity as a young student at McMaster. From an early age Nick was an activist. At McMaster he served as Vice President of the NDP campus club organizing protests against tuition increases and advocating for public auto insurance. Nick agitated to divest from South Africa and gathered signatures to free [...]

Nick the Activist2018-11-13T16:43:51+00:00

Politics Today

A more mature Nick meets Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada's NDP.

Politics Today2018-11-13T16:51:18+00:00

Teaching

Nick teaching students constitutional law. As a law professor, Nick has taught labour, trade and constitutional law and published books and articles in these areas. He has won a national academic competition to fund his research dealing with worker’s rights during bankruptcy and has been nominated for a prestigious teaching award.  Nick also coauthored [...]

Teaching2018-11-06T19:21:00+00:00

Law

Nick with students, lawyers and judges at an awards ceremony As a lawyer, Nick fought for social justice by protecting workers and pensioners from unfair treatment during bankruptcy. He helped bring an international corporation to court for using slaves to build a pipeline and secured Charter protection at the Supreme Court for a pensioner [...]

Law2018-11-17T16:53:42+00:00