National Campaign: Elizabeth May Kicks Off Final Campaign Weekend with Three-Day Vancouver Island Bus Tour

 Green Island Bus Tour Itinerary

(OTTAWA) –Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party (Saanich –Gulf Islands), campaigns with a three-day bus tour of Vancouver Island.

Media are welcome to attend events or travel on the bus with Ms. May. Please contact Dan Palmer at 250-896-4702 for further information, or to arrange interviews on site.


Bus Tour Launch and Ribbon Cutting
   Time: 4 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Park adjacent to Mary Winspear Centre and Sidney Skatepark, Sidney, B.C. (Near Patricia Bay Highway and Beacon Avenue intersection)


Campaign Rally at B.C. Ferries Terminal, Campbell River
   Time: 8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (PDT)
   Location: B.C. Ferries Terminal, 1100 Island Highway, Campbell River, B.C.

Campaign Rally at 17th Street Bridge, Courtenay
   Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (PDT)
   Location: 35017th Street Bridge, Courtenay, B.C.

Campaign Rally at Quality Foods, Qualicum Beach
   Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Quality Foods Parking Lot, 705 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach, B.C.

Campaign Rally and Sign Wave with Paul Manly

   Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Aulds at the Old Island Highway (near the Woodgrove Centre), Nanaimo-Ladysmith, B.C.

Green Tour Meet & Greet, Nanaimo
   Time: 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Multi Purpose Room, Dover Secondary School, 6135 McGirr Rd., Nanaimo, B.C.

Green Tour Meet & Greet -Nanaimo #2
   Time: 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Bowen Park Auditorium, 500 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, B.C

Green Tour Meet & Greet -Ladysmith
   Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Ladysmith Eagles Hall, 921-1st Ave, Ladysmith, B.C.


Tamara Nile, a Vancouver-based electro-folk artist from Galiano Island, B.C., will join the Green Bus tour Sunday, playing at several events.

Campaign Rally at the Community Farm Store, Duncan
   Time: 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (PDT)
   Location: Community Farm Store, 5380 Trans-Canada Hwy, Duncan, B.C.

Campaign Rally Green Tour Office, Langford
   Time: 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Green Party Office, 200-754 Goldstream Avenue (Goldstream Ave and Veterans Memorial Parkway) Langford, B.C.

Sign Wave with Frances Litman
   Time: 1:15 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Esquimalt Road, 1151 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, B.C.

Campaign Rally Victoria
   Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. (PDT)
   Location: Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas St, Victoria, B.C.

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For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Julian Morelli

Director of Communications

Green Party of Canada

cell: (613) 614 4916

office: (613) 562 4916 (224)



Dan Palmer

Communications Coordinator, West Coast
Green Party of Canada