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If MPs don’t get out there on Canada Day, they won’t be ‘a politician for very much longer’

Across the country, MPs will be going to multiple events on Canada Day. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s events last two days and she has to get to them by boat.

Photograph courtesy of Megan Leslie
NDP MP Megan Leslie pictured attending the Canada Day celebrations at the Halifax Citadel in 2012. She attends the event every year on Canada Day and delivers a speech as the community’s federal representative.

On Canada Day, MPs across the country will be serving up pancake breakfasts, flipping burgers at barbecues, cutting cakes at picnics, raising flags, planting trees, kissing babies, and riding in parades, like they do every July 1.

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If MPs don’t get out there on Canada Day, they won’t be ‘a politician for very much longer’

Across the country, MPs will be going to multiple events on Canada Day. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s events last two days and she has to get to them by boat.

Photograph courtesy of Megan Leslie
NDP MP Megan Leslie pictured attending the Canada Day celebrations at the Halifax Citadel in 2012. She attends the event every year on Canada Day and delivers a speech as the community’s federal representative.

On Canada Day, MPs across the country will be serving up pancake breakfasts, flipping burgers at barbecues, cutting cakes at picnics, raising flags, planting trees, kissing babies, and riding in parades, like they do every July 1.

  

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