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Culture At A Crossroads

Episode 18

Former Green Party leader, environmentalist, and activist Elizabeth May joins the show for a candid conversation about her personal faith, the way she has risen to power in Canadian politics, and to talk about her conviction for the environment. Don't miss how, despite her parents leaving the church, she was redirected back by a Jewish rabbi. Plus, how she avoids hate politics, her aspirations to study theology, and what she is trying to learn most in prayer.  


She talks about former Senior Cabinet Minister Tony Clement’s personal failure and how she continued to pray for him. May also shares her career goal of running for Speaker of the house, and her career game plan beyond 66. 

Welcome to the eighteenth (twentieth unofficial) episode of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes here or search for Culture At A Crossroads on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free. 

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This is a profile on Elizabeth May, a Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands. 

1980 - Formed the “Small Party” based off of E.F Schumacher book “Small is Beautiful” 


Oct. 4, 2008 - Made agreement with Dion - ran against MacKay in ‘08 in Nova Scotia

“leaders exchange agreement”  

May 2, 2011 - May became the first member of the Green Party of Canada to be elected as a Member of Parliament

Dec. 12, 2014 - The Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Act was passed

April 20, 2015 - Participates in the National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa

April 22, 2019 - Married John Kidder, one of the founder’s of the Green Party of Biritish Columbia


June 10, 2019 - Legislation passes banning dolphins from captivity 


Sep. 9, 2019 - May apologizes for answering ‘Jesus’ as her personal hero.

Nov. 4, 2019 - May steps down as leader of the Green Party

One of her favourite bible verses is Ephesians 3:20. 

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