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Campaign Blog - Day 13

Blog | Sunday, 16 Aug 2015
I write this on board the flight to Montreal. Tomorrow is Montreal Pride Parade and we have a big announcement. Meanwhile I spent my morning and early afternoon knocking on doors in the Broadmead...

Campaign Blog - Day 12

Blog | Friday, 14 Aug 2015
Up with the sun to be sure of a spot on the 7:30 AM ferry from Brentwood Bay to Mill Bay and the drive to Nanaimo. Today the national Green focus was on veterans and the shabby way the Harper...

Campaign Blog - Day 11

Blog | Friday, 14 Aug 2015
In this election, Greens are showing that we are not a one-issue party. And we are showing we are not a one-person party. Green candidates across the country are passionate about our planet, our...

Campaign Blog - Day 10

Blog | Thursday, 13 Aug 2015
Today was International Youth Day, and what could be more appropriate than meeting with impressive young women from across Canada. Jo-Ann Roberts and I enjoyed a lively conversation at the Lilith 400...

Campaign Blog – Day 9

Blog | Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015
Campaigning in the spectacular West Vancouver- Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding – with events in Lions Bay, West Vancouver and Squamish. Momentum is building for Ken Melamed, Green candidate...

Campaign Blog - Day 8

Blog | Monday, 10 Aug 2015
Lovely to be home in BC, even if I have not yet been able to get to my own place!  We were up before the sun and in the ferry line-up by 5:30 AM to get from Salt Spring to Vancouver.  We made the...

Campaign Blog - Day 7

Blog | Monday, 10 Aug 2015
And on the seventh day, she rested –NOT! Sunday August 9 I clocked my first 21 hour day of the campaign, rising at 4 AM in Thunder Bay (1AM BC time) and hitting my pillow at my adopted mom’s place on...

Campaign Blog - Day 6

Blog | Sunday, 09 Aug 2015
Spent the day in Canada’s second Green riding – Thunder Bay-Superior North. A happy report – everywhere you look there are Green lawn signs for Bruce Hyer running for re-election. It was my second...

Campaign Blog - Day 5

Blog | Saturday, 08 Aug 2015
I am writing from a flight from Toronto to Thunder Bay where I will spend tomorrow campaigning with Green MP and Deputy Leader Bruce Hyer.  I had imagined that in this 2015 election campaign I would...

Harmonizing Canadian Governance, With or Without a Reformed Senate

Blog | Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015
By Elizabeth May and Deborah Coyne – July 27, 2015 Canada is a federation with certain powers given to the federal government and others given to the provinces and territories. The Fathers of...