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Greens to pitch fiscal prudence, as it looks to widen appeal among voters

By Palak Mangat      

Should it win the fall election, the federal Greens are pitching a balanced budget as part of their platform by the end of their mandate in an effort to appeal to voters as more than a one-issue party.

A daunting task could be ahead for Green Party Leader Elizabeth May as the party looks to expand its image beyond a party that's preoccupied with environmental issues, say political observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

In hopes of appealing to Canadians as more than a one-issue party, the Green Party is planning to share a platform this fall that emphasizes fiscal prudence by promising a balanced budget in the last year of its mandate, should it come into power.

Palak Mangat

Palak Mangat is an online reporter with The Hill Times.
- pmangat@hilltimes.com


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