Morton says she may run for NDP in North Island


From – Jan 6, 2011

by Crawford Killian

Biologist and wild-salmon activist Alexandra Morton has told The Tyee
she is considering running for the federal NDP in North Island, a seat
currently held by Conservative MP John Duncan.

In a statement to The Tyee, Morton wrote:

I have been contacted by a person in the NDP with the suggestion that
I consider running for MP of the North Island. It was only a
suggestion, but I am considering it. I was very surprised and it has
broadened my perception of the federal NDP…

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About Damien Gillis

Damien Gillis is a Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker with a focus on environmental and social justice issues - especially relating to water, energy, and saving Canada's wild salmon - working with many environmental organizations in BC and around the world. He is the co-founder, along with Rafe Mair, of The Common Sense Canadian, and a board member of both the BC Environmental Network and the Haig-Brown Institute.