Include Elizabeth May in the 2015 Leaders' Debates!

Leaders' debates that exclude Elizabeth are missing an important voice for democracy. Over 80% of Canadians in a recent EKOS poll said they want Elizabeth included. Add your voice to protest!

Canadians want and deserve to hear the Green Party Leader Elizabeth challenge the other federal leaders in the Globe and Mail, Munk, and TVA debates, too.  Globe and Mail and Munk Debates need to hear from Canadians that Elizabeth is needed. Sign our petition below, sign the Green Party of Canada petition too, and write or email:

Globe & Mail
Email: [email protected] 
Address: 444 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2S9
Phone: 1-416-585-5000

The Munk Debates
Email: [email protected]  
Address: The Munk Debates c/o The Aurea Foundation, The Gate House, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1


Adding insult to injury, Mulcair's refusal to participate in the televised National Broadcasters’ debates is a clear attempt to shut Elizabeth May out. These are the debates that will be seen by at least 14 million Canadians from coast to coast to coast. has a petition to sign asking all leaders to participate.

 "Democracy is worth fighting for" (Elizabeth May, Green Party Leader).


Who's signing

Wendy Wickland
Greg Holloway
Jessie Mantle
Annabella Morrell
Helen Buck
Elizabeth Doherty
Kevin Buchanan
Anne Wood
Rita Fromholt
Judy Smith
Martin Carver
Susan Ikeda
Neil Drewbrook
Des Raynor
Neil Finnie
Jeanette Campbell
Judy McLaren
Eileen Wood
Theresa Barker
Wendy Vine
Claire Allen
Michael Aronoff
Lucille Ross
Erna Robertson
Noreen Connor
Sarah Williams
Rae Luft
Robert Alexander
Andrew Clement
428 signatures

Will you sign?

Showing 376 reactions

  • Wendy Wickland
    signed 2015-09-05 11:03:43 -0700
    Please include Elizabeth May in all debates. Her voice is often the most important and UNscripted. Thank you
  • Greg Holloway
    signed 2015-09-05 11:02:00 -0700
  • Jessie Mantle
    signed 2015-09-05 10:50:10 -0700
  • Annabella Morrell
    signed 2015-09-05 09:59:44 -0700
  • Helen Buck
    signed 2015-09-05 09:56:21 -0700
    Please add me only to the petition. I already receive emails from you.
  • Elizabeth Doherty
    signed 2015-09-05 07:56:31 -0700
    Keep pushing. Canadians need to hear what Elizabeth has to say. If the other leaders don’t want to hear it what does it say about them?
  • Kevin Buchanan
    signed 2015-09-05 07:31:12 -0700
  • Anne Wood
    signed 2015-09-05 07:27:56 -0700
  • Rita Fromholt
    signed 2015-09-05 07:15:56 -0700
  • Judy Smith
    signed 2015-09-05 07:12:45 -0700
  • Martin Carver
    signed 2015-09-05 07:10:05 -0700
    It is unethical to exclude Ms. May from any of the leaders’ debates, particularly given what a proven track record she now offers in Parliament.
  • Susan Ikeda
    signed 2015-09-04 22:11:20 -0700
  • Neil Drewbrook
    signed 2015-09-04 14:22:25 -0700
  • Des Raynor
    signed 2015-08-31 00:53:14 -0700
    It is imperative that all parties in the election should have opportunity to participate in the debates. This will help to maintain transparency in our democracy.
  • Neil Finnie
    signed 2015-08-29 20:18:11 -0700
    What nonsense that Elizabeth May’s contributions will not be heard in all the debates. She deserves much better.
  • Jeanette Campbell
    signed 2015-08-26 10:36:14 -0700
    Globe & Mail readers are outraged that Elizabeth May is not being included in these debates!
  • Judy McLaren
    signed 2015-08-21 13:59:38 -0700
    Elizabeth May NEEDS to be included in the debate!!!!!!!
  • Eileen Wood
    signed 2015-08-20 19:39:36 -0700
  • Theresa Barker
    signed 2015-08-19 07:27:03 -0700
  • Wendy Vine
    signed 2015-08-18 14:43:12 -0700
  • Claire Allen
    signed 2015-08-18 11:54:37 -0700
  • Michael Aronoff
    signed 2015-08-16 20:35:32 -0700
  • Lucille Ross
    signed 2015-08-16 16:11:57 -0700
  • Erna Robertson
    signed 2015-08-14 14:45:17 -0700
  • Noreen Connor
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-08-14 14:34:02 -0700
    Sign the petition: Include Elizabeth May in the 2015 Leaders' Debates!
  • Noreen Connor
    signed 2015-08-14 14:33:35 -0700
  • Sarah Williams
    signed 2015-08-14 14:33:12 -0700
  • Rae Luft
    signed 2015-08-14 14:21:07 -0700
  • Robert Alexander
    signed 2015-08-14 13:31:23 -0700
    Why not include Elizabeth May ? Are you afraid she will show up the others.
  • Andrew Clement
    signed 2015-08-14 12:47:08 -0700
    Dear Rudyard Griffiths,

    President, Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation,

    As I’m sure you are aware, Green Party leader Elizabeth May is an effective and articulate representative of a distinctive perspective in Canadian politics that many support, and many more want to learn more about. It is therefore most puzzling that you have declined so far to invite her to your upcoming party leaders debate. Her deliberate exclusion demeans both the Munk Debates and the wider democratic discourse Canadians have come to expect you aim to serve.

    Please correct this situation and invite Elizabeth May to your 2015 party leaders’ debate.

    Thank you,

    Andrew Clement