Elizabeth May Participates in Globe and Mail Leaders’ Debate Tonight via Twitter Video

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (Saanich – Gulf Islands), participates in tonight’s Globe and Mail Leaders’ Debate using new, real-time video technology in partnership with Twitter Canada.

During the economic themed debate, May will respond to questions posed by the debate moderator in real-time via Twitter. The debate will focus on the economy including energy and housing, taxation and jobs.

Ms. May will take media questions prior to and immediately following the debate. Debate details provided below:

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, September 17


7:00 PM (EDT); 4:00 PM (PDT) – Ms. May arrives at venue, media availability.

 8:15 PM (EDT), 5:15 PM (PDT) – Leaders’ debate begins.

 9:45 PM (EDT), 6:45 PM (PDT) – Debate concludes. NOTE: Following the debate, Ms. May will answer media questions at the same location.

 Times may vary. Updates will be provided as necessary.

 Location: First Metropolitan United Church, 932 Balmoral Road, Victoria, B.C.


For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Julian Morelli

Director of Communications

Green Party of Canada

cell: (613) 614 4916

office: (613) 562 4916 (224)



Kirsten Strom

Executive Assistant to Director of Communications 

t: 613.562.4916 (200) 

Toll Free 1.866.868.3447