The Green Party of Canada (the “Green Party“) is a Canadian federal political party which currently has just one Member of Parliament, Elizabeth May. In the nine federal elections that it has run candidates in it has only once gotten more than 5% of the popular vote. Nonetheless, it is important to pay attention to their Green Party platform for three reasons. First, the Canadian media gives the Green Party, and especially Ms. May, a considerable amount of coverage. Second, much like the New Democratic Party of Canada has done it is foreseeable that the Green Party will also increase in popularity. Third, Ms. May’s suggestion that the Green Party could wield significant influence in a minority Parliament, though not probable, is not impossible.
On September 9, 2015, the Green Party released its election platform.
As well, the Green Party also has on its website a document titled Vision Green 2015, a document which contains numerous Green Party commitments.
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