The Green Party is in serious danger of tanking, and it is most certainly not because they have been too green, or too radical. Canadians need and want a Green Party, a progressive force cohesive Read more…Continue reading
Green Party leader Elizabeth May has connected the raging fires that wiped out Fort McMurray sending 88, 000 residents fleeing for their lives with Global Warming. She stated the obvious and is being critized by Read more…Continue reading
Now I hate to drag Elizabeth May into the fray but after Andrew Weaver’s insiteful remarks and gentle pointers via comments on ‘Cowichan Conversations’ in the previous post, I really could not resist. They Read more…Continue reading
Well our old friend Rafe Mair has offered up a diversion, not entirely unwelcome, but highly unlikely. He does make a good point though, for many there is nobody to vote for. Now that has Read more…Continue reading
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Green Party Leader Elizabeth May had in many ways set the bar for other elected officials across Canada. I have been inspired by her andContinue reading
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Richard Hughes-Political Blogger This is encouraging news for Justin Trudeau and his Liberals. They have stretched their lead over the Conservatives and the trailing NDP.Continue reading
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Elizabeth May Green Party MP-Saanich, BC
The determined and focused Elizabeth May has set a number of firsts, politically speaking.
Her election as MP for Saanich on Vancouver Island marked a first for the Green Party who had been running candidates for years without even garnering strong also ran status.
In spite of her impressive victory she was written off before she started due to the fact that the fledgling party had no real status. Few gave her much chance of gaining any status or recognition as a solitary flag carrier.
Whoa! Not only were they wrong.Ms. May is Parliamentarian of the year. Here is the report from Macleans magazine.
The Green Party’s only sitting MP-Elizabeth May-Saanich North & the Islands continues opposition to the sovereignty threatening China Trade Deal. She has only 60 seconds,Continue reading