Meet Elizabeth May, Commons mall cop

Publication Source: The Toronto Star
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Author: Tim Harper

Because binoculars are not allowed in the public galleries, one has to squint to make out the figure of Elizabeth May tucked away in the farthest corner of the House of Commons.

But hidden away in democracy’s attic, the Green party MP is there — always — leading her party of one.

May has had to reinvent herself since winning her Saanich—Gulf Islands seat last May, her hope of working toward a coalition government giving way to the loneliest of existences, a solo voice that a Conservative majority seek to silence.

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