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Greens’ leader urges other parties to boycott French debate that excludes her

Sep 9 2019 — — Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has called for other party leaders to boycott an upcoming French-language debate that has excluded her. In a statement Saturday, May said her “expectation of inclusion” in a leaders’ debate is “entirely legitimate.” “The citizens of Quebec, and francophones across the country, deserve to have access to a full and […]

Maxime Bernier calls teen climate activist ‘mentally unstable’

Sep 2 2019 — — People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier has doubled down after attempting to discredit an internationally recognized teenage climate change activist by calling her “mentally unstable.” After facing scorn on Twitter for his remarks on Greta Thunberg on Sunday, Bernier did not back down in an eight-part tweetstorm the following day.