Green's first elected MP -- A bittersweet celebration?
The Green Party started more than 25 years ago. But in eight federal elections they came up empty ... until this week. Green Party leader Elizabeth May swept to victory in the riding of Saanich-Gulf Island.
Winning that first elected seat had Green supporters cheering. But one former party insider sees it as a mixed blessing. David Chernushenko is a former Green Party member who ran twice as a candidate in Ottawa Centre. The Ottawa city councillor shares his thoughts on the historic win.