Green Party statement regarding Dimitri Lascaris

OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada announced today that it has reversed the decision to exclude Dimitri Lascaris from the party’s leadership contest.

“The Leadership Contest Committee heard Mr. Lascaris’s appeal and is satisfied with his response to the concerns raised by the vetting committee,” said Green Party Interim Leader Jo-Ann Roberts. “We commend the committee for its meticulous work in bringing those issues to our attention.

“In a grassroots party dedicated to democratic principles, it was agreed this decision should be entrusted to our members when they vote for a new leader in October.”

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