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Green Party Leader Elizabeth May reacts to the federal budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, March 21, 2013.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May reacts to the federal budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, March 21, 2013.
(Patrick Doyle/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Fighting climate change is more important than electing Green MPs, Elizabeth May says

Elizabeth May says she has no illusions that her Green Party will win the next federal election – and winning is not her overriding concern.

But the Leader of the Greens says there is more reason than ever for her party’s presence in Parliament, both to press the government to take action on global warming and to keep chipping away at what she sees as the unhealthy control concentrated in the leadership of other parties and especially in the Prime Minister’s Office.