Statement on 13 year anniversary of Elizabeth’s election as MP

Please read the following statement from Elizabeth May, MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, celebrating 13 years since she was first elected in 2011 as the Green Party’s first-ever Member of Parliament to represent Saanich–Gulf Islands:

“How quickly 13 years fly by! I am deeply indebted to the people of Saanich–Gulf Islands who have placed their trust in me as their MP since 2011. It is the honour of lifetime to serve in Parliament and to raise crucial and often neglected issues on behalf of my constituents and all Canadians.

I am honoured to have been nominated once again as the Green Party candidate for Saanich–Gulf Islands. I believe my experience and deep knowledge and respect for Parliament and our democracy equip me well to continue to serve in the best interests of all residents of Saanich-Gulf Islands.”