Statement on the State Funeral of the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney

Please read the following statement from Elizabeth May, MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, regarding today’s state funeral for the late Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, 18th Prime Minister of Canada.

“Today, the Green Party of Canada leadership, Jonathan Pedneault and I, were honoured to join the state funeral for the former Prime Minister – the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney. It was my honour to attend and to have been his friend.

In this photo taken May 5 1992, I am holding my baby girl Cate. We are joined by the former Ambassador for the Environment, the late Arthur Campeau, and the Prime Minister. Arthur and Brian were dear old friends from their days as young lawyers. We were meeting and planning Canadian leadership roles at the Rio Earth Summit!”