CANADA’S SMALLEST PROVINCE HAS GIVEN ‘THE GREEN PARTY’ THE BIGGEST BOOST

After decades of trying to get a leg up, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, birthplace of Confederation, home of Ann of Green Gables, has elected enough Green Party seats to form the province’s Official Opposition.

<ANNE OF THE OFFICIAL GREEN OPPOSITION, editorial cartoon by BRIAN GABLE, Globe and Mail>

<PHOTO by John Morris/Canadian Press/PA Images – PEI Green party leader Peter Bevan-Baker>  On Tuesday night Islanders voted in their first minority government since 1890.  The island province’s 153,000 people gave a much-needed boost to the Green Party. There are three Members (MLA’s) in the British Columbia legislature, three in New Brunswick, one in Ontario, and now nine (9!) in Prince Edward Island.WELL DONE, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND!

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