Green Party of Ontario

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Green Party members at the Ontario Legislative Building

The Green Party of Ontario (GPO) is a political party in Ontario, Canada. It organized in 1983. It first ran candidates in the 1985 general election. The party got its largest share of the total vote in the 2007 general election. Support of the GPO has declined since then.

In November 2009, Mike Schreiner became the party leader.[1] He became the first member of the Green Party in history to have a seat in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. He was elected in the 2018 elections.[2][3]

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  1. "Ontario's Greens pick Mike Schreiner as new leader". The Globe and Mail. 14 November 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. Kalinowski, Tess (7 June 2018). "Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner makes history with victory in Guelph". The Star. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. Nielsen, Kevin (7 June 2018). "Mike Schreiner becomes first Green Party candidate to be elected in Ontario". Global News. Retrieved 4 June 2019.

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