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Tag Archive 'Elizabeth May'

Whither the Green Party of Canada after its recent convulsion? In order to answer that question I think it must be understood, perhaps conceded is the better word, that the Green Party isn’t like other parties and probably never will be. If it struggles to be what it never can be, it will go the way of […]

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What follows below is my recent exchange of letters with federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May over her high-profile dilemma with the party endorsing the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement. But first, a few words to set the stage. I began to hear rumours as you all did that Elizabeth May was going to quit the leadership of the […]

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It being just over a year until the next provincial election I fret that people really have no choice.  The government is bloody awful and the opposition is scarcely a government in waiting and a lousy opposition to boot – what to do? What about a new party “coming up the middle”,  something that pundits […]

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The critical question that arises out of the political campaign at this point is whether or not “strategic voting” is going to kill the Green Party. There’s no doubt that they are hurting badly at this point. Stephen Harper has forced voters to where they believe they must must consider any possible strategy by which […]

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Coming election a chance to register protest by voting in maverick MPs. This is scarcely a novel idea, but I suspect that the federal election this fall will have a new serious player: the Green Party. The Greens have long been a factor, but they haven’t gained any traction until recently. A couple of caveats. […]

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