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Green Party pioneer Elizabeth May's political legacy as she steps down

Canadian Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has had a political legacy not many can hold a candle to.

The former leader organized against pesticide spraying in Cape Breton, N.S. and in the 1980s, the environmental lawyer worked on Canada’s earliest climate policies on acid rain and ozone depletion in the government of Brian Mulroney.

In 2006, she became the leader of the Green Party and was the first elected Green member nationally in 2011.

Eric Sorensen takes a look at her storied journey.

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    The Green party needs to go away. They get maybe 5% of the votes. Now that weed is legal they have nothing to run on!

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    4 billion chins and brownie DO NOT CARE for the CLIMATE..

    they don't pay tax…you will..and you will be OUT BRED….

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    Green party = Communist Party.

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    $o long drunken DING BAT , looked after everything except her body.

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    What ever did happen to acid rain

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    Good riddance to bad rubbish. Cougar wannabe.

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    Elizabeth May had zero charisma, good riddance

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    Didn't she 'step' down a year ago ?

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    Nobody cares about the green party, or their 'climate crisis'

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    The party need to be disbanded they don't represent a Canada anyone wants, they're an organization not a political party! I'm glad Mays gone, shes a far left extremes no one wants! Femkida!

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    Acid Rain LOL she is a buffoon

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    Elizabeth who? The Green Party is as irrelevant as Justin Trudeau

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    Still waiting for thier plan to stop asteroids from destroying our precious climate

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    Too many scared old ladies making policies

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    Marie-Michèle Henley

    OMG 😍💋 💝💖❤️

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    Oh yeah. Do you love me? 😍💋 💝💖❤️

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    Fantastic 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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    Green Party been way out of realistic.

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    Legacy… what legacy? See ya wackadoodle.

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    Marie-Michèle Henley

    Fantastic 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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