Federal election 2011: Party leaders' perspectives

The Georgia Straight is inviting the leaders of registered federal political parties to each write an opinion piece for publication on our website. The commentaries will be added to this page, sorted alphabetically by party name, as they are posted.

If you are a party representative, please contact web editor Stephen Hui by email or on Twitter for details.

Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada

Liz White: It’s not the economy, stupid. It’s ethical government in Canada

Canadian Action Party

Christopher Porter: It is time Canadians stopped voting in the rats

Communist Party of Canada

Miguel Figueroa: Communist Party of Canada offers unique political perspective

First Peoples National Party of Canada

William Morin: Canada must address acts of genocide against First Nations people

Green Party of Canada

Elizabeth May: The corporatization of democracy in Canada

Marijuana Party

Blair T. Longley: Marijuana community should use strategic voting to stop Conservatives

Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada

Anna Di Carlo: Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada works to empower the people

New Democratic Party

Jack Layton: New Democrats are B.C.’s positive alternative to Harper Conservatives




Apr 13, 2011 at 12:40am

There are plenty of issues, and Harper's losing on all of them. Women's human rights, neglecting the poor, neglecting a national social housing program (Canada is the only G8 country without one), neglecting homelessness, neglecting the Arts, scandals-esp. the one that brought down his gov't, etc. etc.--@Rolf_Auer