The Green Party of Nova Scotia
is a green political party
in the Canadian province
of Nova Scotia
. It received official party status in the province in April, 2006. The party has not won any seats in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
of Halifax, Nova Scotia won the contested leadership nomination race over Green Party of Canada
candidate and organizer Sheila Richardson of Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
In May 2007, Wright was replaced by Ken McGowan
, who had won over 50 per cent of the vote at a convention. In the midst of a constitutional dispute with the party executive, revolving around unelected rival Ellen Durkee
's presence on that executive, McGowan and both of his deputy leaders resigned in protest in January 2008 - only to be replaced by Durkee as interim leader.
McGowan had called on the party to uphold its constitution and hold a convention as soon as possible so that a legitimate leader and executive could prepare for the 38th Nova Scotia general election
was elected Leader of the Green Party of Nova Scotia on Sunday June 29th 2008. Watson, from Halifax, was unopposed in his bid for leadership. Gabrielle Donnelly of Halifax was Watson's running mate. Shortly after the 2009 general election Watson announced his intention to stand down at the fall annual meeting. He said that his decision had nothing to do with the election results or the failure of the party to... Read More