Green Party of Canada candidates, 2000 Canadian federal election

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The Green Party of Canada fielded several candidates in the 2000 federal election, none of whom was elected. Information about these candidates may be found on this page.

Ontario[edit]

Doug Howat (Eglinton—Lawrence)[edit]

Howat was a student at Northern Secondary School at the time of the election.[1] He received 688 votes (1.66%), finishing fifth against Liberal incumbent Joe Volpe.

Thomas Gerry (Sudbury)[edit]

Gerry was 52 years old at the time of the election, and worked as a professor of Canadian Literature at Laurentian University.[2] He favoured a shorter work week, and argued that Canada should shift its tax burden from small independent businesses to large national and multinational corporations.[3] He received 503 votes (1.45%), finishing fifth against Liberal incumbent Diane Marleau.

Gerry is the author of Contemporary Canadian and U.S. women of letters : an annotated bibliography. He attended the Summit of the Americas protest at Quebec City in April 2001.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thirty-seventh general election 2000: Official voting results: Synopsis, Table Twelve: Ontario, Elections Canada, accessed 9 April 2007.
  2. ^ Harold Carmichael, "Green Party aims to build a base of support in Sudbury", Sudbury Star, 24 November 2000, A8.
  3. ^ "Green Party would back local business", Sudbury Star, 16 November 2000, A3.
  4. ^ Harold Carmichael, "Group rallies to support trade protests", Sudbury Star, 22 April 2001, A3.