The candidate green in the riding of Quebec in the recent federal election, Luc Joli-Coeur
January 15, 2020 11h28
Leadership of the green Party of Canada: Luc Joli-the Heart always thinking
While the leader of the green Party of Quebec Alex Tyrrell, launches Wednesday in the race for the leadership of the green Party of Canada candidate green in the riding of Quebec in the recent federal election, Luc Joli-Coeur, and it continues to say interested and pursues his reflection.
“I’m waiting for the unveiling of the rules of the race” to the chieftainship, on 3 February, confirmed Mr. Pretty-Heart the Sun, Wednesday morning. “It is fundamental in my thinking about where the race is headed.”
An economist by training, the 55-year-old is pursuing a career in the ministry of Finance. He has worked in several ministerial cabinets pq members over the years.
“I have to assess the impact on my career, where I have important responsibilities as a director. The race also is important, then it is a think it.
“It is also necessary to see if this will be like the current race for the leadership of the democrats [in the U.s.], with debates held across Canada. There, I’m tempted! Or if the candidates will be left to fend for themselves”, he says.
Head of the PVC for 13 years and four elections, Elizabeth May has handed in his resignation on 4 November.
In addition to Tyrrell, whose leadership is being questioned within the green Party of Quebec, Julie Tremblay-Cloutier, candidate green federal in Mirabel, and David Merner, of British Columbia, have also stated their intentions to participate in the race to the PVC.
The Quebecers Pierre Nantel, candidate green federal in Longueuil-Saint-Hubert, has for its part indicated that it would not be a candidate.
The greens federal will choose their new leader in October, in Charlottetown, Île-du-Prince-Édouard.
On the 21st of October last, the PVC has passed its parliamentary representation from one to three representatives, including Ms. May for re-election, has received more than 1.1 million votes and 6.5 % of the vote, a proportion that has almost doubled compared to 2015.