Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Elizabeth May clears the air

Media Release
September 23, 2008
 
Elizabeth May clears the air
 
OTTAWA –  Contrary to rumours circulating on the internet, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada did not appear at a Hezbollah event two years ago.
 
August 12, 2006, Ms. May did speak at a peace rally in Toronto along with Jewish and Arab Canadians to call for an end to the violence then raging in the Middle East.
 
In her remarks she strongly condemned Hezbollah for launching rocket attacks in to Israel as well as Israel for the bombing of Lebanon.
 
The Green Party of Canada supports peaceful resolution acceptable to all parties in the Middle East.
 
John Bennett
Director of Communications
Green Party of Canada
(613) 562-4916
media@greenparty.ca