Green Party leader Elizabeth May to be in Yellowknife Wednesday and Thursday

Photo courtesy of Green Party of Canada

Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May will be in Yellowknife Wednesday and Thursday.

The public is invited to a community town hall tomorrow from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Northern United Place on Franklin Avenue.

According to a news release – the purpose of the town hall is to spark genuine conversation about what we can all do together to secure our future for humanity and the natural world.

All are invited to come and share their priorities, concerns and vision for Canada’s future.

According to a news release, May will be accompanied by her husband, John Kidder, who was born in Yellowknife, as was his late sister Hollywood actress Margot Kidder.

As part of their visit, Mr. Kidder will fulfil one of his sister’s last requests, to have her ashes scattered near the place of her birth.

Other events are under development and will be posted to the NWT Green Party Facebook page as they are confirmed.

The NWT Green Party will be selecting its candidate for the upcoming federal election on July 10th.



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John McFadden
John has been in the broadcast journalism industry since the 1980s. He has been a reporter in Yellowknife since 2012 and joined CKLB in January of 2018. John covers the crime and court beat as well as reporting on other areas including politics, business, entertainment and sports. He won seven national community newspaper awards while he was a journalist with Northern News Services Limited (NNSL). John worked in Ontario before coming North including stints as a TV sportscaster in Peterborough and senior news writer for CBC and CTV in downtown Toronto.