David Thurton

David Thurton is a national reporter in CBC's Parliamentary Bureau. He's worked for CBC in Fort McMurray, the Maritimes and in Canada's Arctic.

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Threatened with insolvency, Green Party considers closing its head office

As it looks for ways to cut its costs and avoid insolvency, the Green Party of Canada is considering ditching its Ottawa party office.

Former Green Party councillor sues members of party watchdog committee for defamation

The authors of a leaked internal Green Party report that accused high-ranking members and the party itself of racism and transphobia are being sued for defamation.

Green Party accepts Annamie Paul's resignation as leader

A tumultuous period in the Green Party of Canada may be coming to an end now that it has accepted Annamie Paul resignation from the leadership.

Canada obtaining Johnson & Johnson doses as it works to vaccinate the holdouts

Canada will take delivery of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses in the coming weeks, with the goal of boosting the vaccination rate among holdouts.

Annamie Paul says she was blindsided by leadership review

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul told a party meeting recently she was blindsided by the decision to put her leadership to a membership vote without informing her first.

Green Party members are voting on Annamie Paul's leadership — weeks after she said she would quit

Green Party of Canada members have started voting on whether to remove Annamie Paul as party leader — roughly a month after Paul herself announced her resignation.

Legal talks are dragging out Annamie Paul's departure from Green leadership

Annamie Paul's resignation as leader of the Green Party of Canada — which was expected to take effect this week — still isn't complete because her lawyer is in negotiations with party lawyers to settle a legal conflict.

Annamie Paul heads to British Columbia on a last-minute campaign swing

In a last-minute campaign sprint, Green Party leader Annamie Paul will travel to Victoria on Saturday to help give local B.C. candidates a boost, the party confirms.

Annamie Paul says she's considered stepping down as Green party leader

Annamie Paul admits that before this snap election, she contemplated taking the drastic decision to resign as leader of the Green Party of Canada.

Green Party will release its election platform this week

The Green Party will be releasing its election platform this week, ahead of Wednesday’s first national televised leaders' debate.