The Green Journey in Canada: Inside Toronto Centre, a Groundswell of Support

  • November 13th, 2019

By STEVEN HOBÉ on October 1, 2019 on Impakter

The green journey starts with the Canadian federal election just around the corner on October 21st, the subject of Climate Change is being addressed from all sides of the political spectrum. This debate has got people thinking, not only about who to vote for, but for the future of our planet.

Toronto is one of the largest cities in Canada, but Toronto Centre itself, the epicentre of the city, is the smallest riding. It is a multi-cultural hub, making it one of the most unique urban centres in North America. Yet, it is also the most transient, with inhabitants consistently moving in and out of downtown. Needless to say, this is problematic for politicians attempting to analyze demographics and engage with prospective voters.

Despite this, there has been a groundswell of support for the Green Party in particular. What was once a fairly dormant riding, now has an active campaign team in this election, an impressive volunteer turn-out, and acknowledgment and support from Green Party of Canada Leader, Elizabeth May.

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