The Green Party Highs and Lows of 2013

Will the Green Party make a difference to Canada’s political scene?  That was our question when Elizabeth May was elected as the Member for Saanich-Gulf Islands.

In June 2011 we had several reasons to answer the question positively.  And some reasons to be pessimistic!

Elizabeth May has been in the House for two plus years. She and the Green Party have done well.  They now have a second member in the House, Bruce Hyer, the Federal member for Thunder Bay–Superior North.

Go to her Blog .  You will read about the Environmental and Political High’s and Lows of the old year.  Well worth reading.

Elizabeth May has made a difference. Her performance indicates that the Green Party will be a permanent feature of Federal Canadian politics.

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1 thought on “The Green Party Highs and Lows of 2013”

  1. May, unfortunately, lost all credibility with me due to her two-faced stance about Palestine, siding up to the Israel lobby whilst professing support for the long-standing plight of Palestinians. Most glaringly, last November she was caught out, accusing Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East of being anti-Israel in a secretly recorded telephone interview by the Jewish Tribune after agreeing to being a keynote speaker at CJPME’s fundraiser dinner. When she denied making the statement, the Tribune posted the audio of the interview on the web.

    Can we trust May or the Green Party to consistently support trees when they cannot consistently support human beings? Once a whore…

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