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Highway Bill Casey: Long may he reign o’er us


 

The ‘us’ of Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, at least, as far as the Greens are concerned.

From National Newswatch:

“Bill Casey is a hero. He stood up for Nova Scotia and he stood up for
Canadians,” said Ms. May at a campaign rally in her riding on Thursday night
with Blair Wilson, Canada’s first Green MP.

Green Party leader Elizabeth May announced that her party
considers Independent Member of Parliament Bill Casey “an honourary Green”.

The Green Party of Canada and its Electoral District Association in
Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley will not be opposing the
re-election of Mr Casey. The nominated candidate for the Green Party in
Casey’s riding, Darryl Whetter, has decided to step aside and is now the
Green candidate in Halifax.

Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party, and candidate in the adjoining
Nova Scotia riding of Central Nova, praised Bill Casey’s political track
record.

Obligatory full disclosure: I’m a big fan of Bill Casey, who has been consistently and utterly tireless, not to mention tirelessly enthusiastic, in serving his constitutents, as a Progressive Conservative, Conservative and Independent, and as opposition MP, government backbencher and unexpectedly opposition MP once again. I can’t imagine looking down from the Commons gallery and not seeing his Cheshire cat grin.


 

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