List of Green politicians who have held office in Canada

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This is a list of politicians who are Green Party of Canada members and have elected to office in Canada. With the exception of those who sit in the Parliament of Canada, British Columbia Legislature, New Brunswick Legislature, and the Prince Edward Island Legislature most of these politicians have held municipal office in cities where there are no political parties. While these individuals are members of the Green Party in their personal life and may have been supported by Party members, they were not elected as Green party members.

A[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Tom Adams Oakville Oakville Town Councillor N/A [1] C

B[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Lisa Barrett Mayor Bowen Island Municipality - Regional Director GVRD/Metrovan Board 1999-2006 Mayor N/A [2] F
Lara Beckett Regional District of Fraser – Fort George Regional Director N/A [3] C
Bob Bell Guelph, Ontario City Councillor N/A [4] C
Peter Bevan-Baker Kellys Cross-Cumberland Member of the Legislative Assembly Leader of the Green Party of Prince Edward Island [5] C

C[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Adriane Carr Vancouver City Councillor Former Deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada [6] C
Roslyn Cassells Vancouver Park Board Commissioner N/A [7] F
Sonya Chandler Victoria City Councillor N/A [8] F
David Chernushenko Ottawa Ottawa City Councillor Former Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada [9][10] C
David Coon Fredericton South Member of the Legislative Assembly Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick [11] C

D[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Elio Di Iorio Richmond Hill Richmond Hill Town Council Former International Secretary of the Green Party of Canada [12] F

G[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Rick Goldring Burlington, Ontario Mayor N/A [13] C

H[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Dick Hibma Owen Sound City Councillor N/A [14] F
Patty Higgins Saint John, New Brunswick City Councillor N/A [15] F
Bruce Hyer Thunder Bay—Superior North Member of Parliament Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada [16] F

L[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Maggie Laidlaw Guelph, Ontario City Councillor N/A [17] F
Philippe Lucas Victoria City Councillor N/A. [18] F

M[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Stuart Mackinnon Vancouver Park Board Commissioner Served on the park board, was defeated, than elected to the board once more. [19] C
Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands Member of Parliament Leader of the Green Party of Canada [20] C

O[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Josie Osborne Tofino Mayor N/A [21] C

R[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Angela Nagy (nee Reid) Kelowna City Councillor Former deputy leader of the Green Party of British Columbia [22][23] F
Andrea Reimer Vancouver Vancouver School Board Trustee (2002-2005), City Councillor (2008–Present) Elected to Vancouver School Board with Green Party of Vancouver in 2002; joined Vision Vancouver in 2008 [24] C

S[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Victoria Serda Saugeen Shores Councillor Former deputy leader of the Green Party of Ontario [25] F
Andy Shadrack Regional District of Central Kootenay Electoral Area "D" Director N/A [26] C
Erin Shapero Markham City Councillor N/A [27] F
Jane Sterk Esquimalt City Councillor Former BC Green Party leader [28] C
Rob Strang Orangeville Town Councillor Former Deputy leader of the Green Party of Ontario [29] F
John Streicker Whitehorse, Yukon Whitehorse City Councillor Former President of the Green Party of Canada. Switched to Yukon Liberal Party. [30] F

T[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Richard Thomas Armour Township Reeve Died while in office. [31] F

V[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Art Vanden Berg Victoria City Councillor N/A [32] F

W[edit]

Name Area Office Other Citation Current/Former
Andrew Weaver Oak Bay-Gordon Head Member of the Legislative Assembly Leader of the Green Party of British Columbia [33] C
Paddy Weston Kimberley City Councillor N/A [34] F
Blair Wilson West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country Member of Parliament Joined the Green Party in 2008 as a sitting member of parliament. [35] F

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