'We didn’t want to change those goalposts, but we also wanted to take pressure off candidates that may have been already working towards raising that $40,000,' says Green interim leader Jo-Ann Roberts.
Green Party parliamentary leader Elizabeth May, pictured with interim leader Jo-Ann Roberts in Ottawa on Jan. 29, 2020, resigned earlier this year after 14 years at the helm. Ms. Roberts said layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic pose a difficulty for leadership hopefuls to fundraise, so the party is lowering its entrance fee by $10,000. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The federal Green Party has changed some of its leadership contest rules in response to the threat posed by the coronavirus, including lowering the entrance fee by $10,000.
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