Tyler Downey

Secretary-Treasurer, SEIU Healthcare

Tyler Downey was raised in the Jane and Finch area of Toronto. Tyler has been surrounded by care workers his entire life and comes from a family of healthcare workers—two of his aunts were registered practical nurses in long-term care and another aunt is currently a homecare PSW. Tyler began his work with SEIU Healthcare Canada in 2006 as an organizer and has helped thousands of workers fight for their right to join a union. Tyler has deep commitment to member education and activist development. He currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of SEIU Healthcare, as well as Chair of My65Plus, a retirement savings plan for modest income Canadians.