VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, released the following statement on the resignation of Elizabeth May as leader of the Green Party of Canada:
“I thank Elizabeth May for her long-standing service to Canadians as the leader of the Green Party of Canada. Her impact on politics in Canada has been substantial. As the first Green MP, she led the way for the multiple Green caucuses elected in Canada today. As a voice of principle and reason on issues such as climate change, she has elevated the national conversation and forced other parties to take bolder positions.