GPC Leader and Deputy Leader offer congratulations to Janine Gibson, new leader of the Manitoba Greens

Ottawa -  Elizabeth May and Jonathan Pedneault are very pleased to offer their sincere congratulations to Janine Gibson, as the newly elected Leader of the Green Party of Manatoba. 

Ms. Gibson was announced as the new leader on Sunday, receiving the highest number of ballots in a ranked ballot electoral system used by the Green Party of Manitoba. The new leader is an experienced Green Party candidate who has run four times for MLA and is planning to run again in LaVerendrye. As an Agriculture Consultant, Gibson works to shift farms and industry toward sustainable operations.

In a show of solidarity, Gibson intends to appoint all three competitors for the leadership to offices as deputy leaders and shadow ministers.

"I've known Janine for a long time, and I've always been impressed. I know she will do a wonderful job leading, and building the Green Party of Manitoba ", said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada. 

Jonathan Pedneault, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, added "Janine is a dedicated Green, passionate about the environment, and the people of Manitoba. They are very lucky to have her to lead the party into the next provincial election."

The next provincial election for Manitoba is scheduled for this Fall, October 3, 2023.


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