Politics and the Pen draws 500, PMO says farewell to Persichilli, rookies mark one year in Commons

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Author: Bea Vongdouangchanh

This week marks the first anniversary for several MPs elected in the last federal election campaign, including Green Leader Elizabeth May.

After three tries, Ms. May was successful in becoming a Member of Parliament last May when she defeated Conservative Cabinet minister Gary Lunn in Saanich-Gulf Islands, B.C.

“It’s fantastic. It’s been a great year. It’s flown by, and I look forward to many anniversaries,” Ms. May told HOH last week.

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