Speakers Series: Elizabeth May on Paris
FREE! INTERESTING! INFORMATIVE!
Thursday, March 31, 7:00 pm
VIU Cowichan Campus, Room 140
WHO: Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands..
WHAT: Climate Change, the Paris COP negotiations, and insights from Elizabeth's years of 'behind the scenes' political negotiations for climate stability.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Elizabeth May is an environmentalist, writer, activist, lawyer, and leader of the Green Party of Canada. Elizabeth became active in the environmental movement in the 1970s. She is a graduate of Dalhousie Law School and was admitted to the Bar in both Nova Scotia and Ontario. She held the position of Associate General Counsel for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre prior to becoming Senior Policy Advisor to the federal minister of the Environment from 1986 until 1988. Elizabeth became Executive Director of the Sierra Club of Canada in 1989, a position she held until March 2006, when she stepped down to run for leadership of the Green Party of Canada.
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