Statement on Victoria Day 2017

Statement on Victoria Day 2017

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Victoria Day:

“Today, we recognize the official birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This uniquely Canadian experience celebrates Canada as a constitutional monarchy, one which allows many families and friends to gather together for the May long weekend.

“Victoria Day is also a chance to recognize some of the challenges we face together as a country, and to celebrate the Anglophones, Francophones, Indigenous peoples and all new Canadians who bring the disparate cultures of the world together to enrich our communities. On behalf of the Green Party and myself, I wish all Canadians a happy and safe long weekend.”

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