The Canadian Press

2011-05-02 | FedElection May

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Green party Leader Elizabeth May became the party's first elected MP. She defeated Conservative Gary Lunn in the BC riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. May acknowledged she'd have a tough time being heard as the lone Green MP, especially in a Conservative government. But she said she'd work hard to encourage other parties to work with her. (It was May's third attempt to land a seat in Parliament. She ran unsuccessfully in Nova Scotia during the 2008 federal election, and she lost a byelection in Ontario in 2007.)

Date: 2011-05-02
Placeline: SIDNEY, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we need to recognize that Canadians deserve a government where 308 and pees figure out how to work together whether a majority or minority we are 308 and we are elected to serve the people of Canada not anyone political ideology >>


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