About this assembly
Greens are wise. We are honourable. We are also very practical, and we seek solutions that make a difference today. Greens come to the Party in different ways, for different reasons, but a common thread is love of nature.
Learn more at www.sarahgabriellebaron.ca.
Check back often as Sarah sometimes chooses to make edits thanks to your Member feedback, and we are doing timed reveals of more details in the coming weeks.
View Sarah's first press conference launching her leadership race here.
As a servant leader of the GPC, I am deeply committed to honouring our tradition of grassroots politics. Our core values find expression in our member-made policies: preserving sensitive ecosystems, fair trade not free trade, guaranteed liveable income, and solidarity with Indigenous rights.
I read Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher when I was 17 and it influenced my life choices. I decided that I would live close to nature and have a small footprint. I live on Manitoulin Island, as a small business owner and educator. I joined the Green Party of Canada in 2005, ran as a candidate and started an EDA in 2006, and continue to support Green candidates as Official Agent and Financial Agent. I am proud to be part of the Constitution Working Group that in 2020 proposed Annual General Meeting, with guaranteed ability to attend and vote virtually - that just got adopted!
In the fall of 2021 I helped create “Motion Mondays”, a chance to talk about the motions proposed by members. I want to continue online subject talks among members in a way that is creative and fun, and leads to real initiatives in our communities.
Now we are in an era of climate catastrophe. We must focus on creating a National Food Security Mandate. The groundwork was laid back in 2008 with the member-made policy, G08-PO72, "that localized organic agriculture, including urban agriculture…become a central component of the Green Party of Canada Climate Plan…” I believe Greens can begin this work now. Coordinating this effort will be an early aspect of my leadership of the GPC.
To volunteer with my campaign, please contact my Chief of Staff, Brandon Russell, [email protected].