From Sunday school teacher, waitress, lawyer, environmental activist, author, and theology student, to the longest serving federal leader until she stepped down, Elizabeth May has always pushed the envelope. She will push as hard with three seats in the Commons as she would have with 30—until the new leader comes along to take over.
Elizabeth May, pictured in her Hill office on August 29, 2016. Though the party gained a seat and 6.5 per cent of the popular vote, the Green Wave did not materialize. Although she has stepped down as leader, don’t look for her energy levels to drop. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
HALIFAX—So the woman who was Greta Thunberg before Greta Thunberg is gone as leader of the Green Party.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.