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New Green Party Leader Annamie Paul's vision for Canada

Annamie Paul, the new leader of the Green Party of Canada, talks to host Josh Bloch about what sets her vision for the party and country apart.
Annamie Paul will declare on Thursday that she's in the race to become the next leader of the Green Party. (Vedran Lesic/ Radio-Canada)

Annamie Paul, a Toronto-based human rights lawyer, was on Saturday elected leader of the Green Party of Canada — becoming the first elected Black leader of a major federal party. She takes over from Elizabeth May, who stepped down last year, after 14 years as leader. In her victory speech, Paul talked about how she believes the party is the one that Canadians need to guide them through, "the challenges of this time."

Today on Front Burner, Paul on why that is, and how the Green Party plans to differentiate itself.