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'It's all or nothing for her': From environmental lawyer to Green Party leader, a profile of Elizabeth May

Today on Front Burner, as the Green Party looks to capitalize on pre-election momentum, Canadian Press reporter Mia Rabson takes us on a deep dive into the life and career of longtime leader Elizabeth May.
Green Party leader Elizabeth May speaks with reporters about the results of a byelection, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)
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With the next federal election just around the corner, and environmental issues top of mind for many Canadian voters, the Green Party is riding high on a rise in support. With this momentum comes a lot of pressure on the party's longtime leader to deliver gains at the polls. Today, as part of our federal election profile series, we're digging into the life and political legacy of Elizabeth May with Mia Rabson, an energy and environment reporter for The Canadian Press.

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