2022 Federal Council By Elections

Federal Council

Federal Council is the governing body of the Green Party of Canada. There are 21 voting members consisting of 11 Provincial and Territorial Representatives, 1 First Nations Representative, 1 Inuit Representative, 1 Métis Representative, 1 President, 2 Vice Presidents (one representing Anglophones, one representing Francophones), 1 Fund Representative (who is also an officer of the Fund), 2 Youth Representatives, and the Leader. Each Councillor is elected for two years. Approximately half of the positions are elected in odd-numbered years, while the other half are elected in even-numbered years.

Federal Council governs the Green Party of Canada on behalf of members like you. It is essentially the board of the directors for the Party, determining planning, vision and budget. View the current composition of Council >>

***Notice of Annulment of Votes in Federal Council Nova Scotia Representative Election***

An error arose in the listed nominators for a candidate in the Federal Council Nova Scotia Representative election, on both the Green Party of Canada website and on the ballot. The GPC accepts full responsibility for the error. It was determined that this error had the potential to unfairly influence the outcome of the election. 

For this reason, the votes cast in the Federal Council Nova Scotia representative election have been annulled. Voting for this position will restart on May 3rd, 2022 and will remain open for 30 days. Results will be announced on June 9th. 

The elections for all other positions will proceed as planned, as per the 2022 Internal Elections Timeline. 

Members eligible to vote for the position will receive a new ballot for the Nova Scotia representative election, and an email with further information. 

Our sincere apologies for the error and the inconvenience. Any questions can be directed to elections@greenparty.ca

More information

Timeline >>
The rules governing this election >>
Job descriptions >>
Ballot instructions >>


For all questions and for assistance with your ballot, please email elections@greenparty.ca or 1-866-868-3447. Complaints must be submitted via the Federal Council Election and Appointment Complaint Form.