Elizabeth May is signaling she will step down as the leader of the Green Party of Canada if her party doesn’t recant its vote at a recent convention supporting the controversial Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.
May says BDS is “polarizing and divisive” and believes the Greens “should not have attached ourselves to a movement that’s outside of us as a party, over which we don’t have control.”
While May will soon decide if she will remain as Green Party leader, the controversy has touched off intense debate within the party.
This week, on CKUW 95.9 FM radio show People of Interest, this issue was discussed with former Green Party candidate, Andrew Park, and veteran broadcaster, Dave Kattenburg:
Photos by Tavis Ford and Green Party of Canada