[act-ma] 3/3 Elizabeth May, Canadian Green Party Leader, speaking, Cambridge

David Sangurima sangu at igc.org
Thu Feb 28 14:53:04 PST 2008

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> Date: February 27, 2008 1:45:34 PM EST
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> Subject: [somerville-announce] Elizabeth May, Canadian Green Party  
> Leader, speaking, Mon Mar 3rd, Cambridge
> Reply-To: somerville-announce at somerville.green-rainbow.org
> WCFIA Canada Program Seminar
> Canada's Role in a Changing World
> Leader of the Green Party of Canada
> MONDAY, MARCH 3, 4:30-6 p.m.
> 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 Council 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.
> Elizabeth is the author of five books, including her most recent How
> to Save the World in Your Spare Time, a manual for activists.
> Elizabeth holds three honourary doctorates, and the Elizabeth May
> Chair in Women's Health and the Environment at Dalhousie University
> was created in her honour.  She has served on the boards of numerous
> organizations, including the International Institute for Sustainable
> Development and the National Round Table on Environment and Economy
> and is currently is a member of the Earth Charter International
> Council.  Elizabeth became an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2005,
> and was elected as leader of the Green Party of Canada in 2006.
> The WCFIA Canada Program Seminar is off the record, free and open to
> the public, and chaired by Professor Richard Simeon, the 2007-08
> William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies.
> For more information, please check
> http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/programs/canada  or contact us directly,
> via email:  Canada at wcfia.harvard.edu  or phone: (617) 495-3671
> --
> Helen Clayton
> Canada Program
> Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
> CGIS - Knafel Building
> 1737 Cambridge Street
> Cambridge, MA 02138
> Tel. (617) 495-3671
> Fax (617) 495-8292
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