Thursday, July 29, 2010

Elizabeth May to Speak at Canadians Advocating Political Participation

When Stephen Harper took his 2 1/2 month prorogue vacation, on the advice of his doctor, Guy Giorno, it set off a firestorm of protest, triggered in large part by Christopher White and Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament.

From that core group there were several spin-offs, including: Canadians Rallying to Unseat Stephen Harper (part of Unseat Harper) and Catch 22 Harper Conservatives.

But another group is becoming very important, since they are working to get people engaged in the political process: Canadians Advocating Political Participation. Apathy favours the incumbent and dirty politics, like constant attack ads, help to create apathy.

So it's great news that Elizabeth May will be speaking at CAPP. She is brilliant and I'm really pushing for her to beat out the hapless Gary Lunn.

She needs to be in Parliament. It's that simple.

So if you live in the Toronto area, be sure to check it out.


  1. But she needs to win Saanich/Gulf Islands doesn't she? Gary Lunn plays dirty politics, he stole the last election from Brioni Penn, who is a very intelligent, thoughtful writer (Focus online, monthly progressive with great production values, and no, I don't own shares) It's the same old dirty politics and that riding has some seriously rich folks!

  2. Yes she does need to win and you're right Lunn plays dirty. But I think she can beat him.