The Green Party candidate in Berthier-Maskinongé, Que., is not being welcomed warmly by the mayor of the riding where she is running.
Considering Victoria Cate May Burton, daughter of Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, doesn’t reside there and has never visited, certainly doesn’t help her cause either.
“It’s like an insult and I don’t want to see her here,” Louiseville Mayor Yvon Deshaies told Yahoo Canada News through a translator. “It’s like a big battle and she doesn’t want to be here for the people. I’m upset and enraged about it. It’s a real joke.”
May Burton, who wasn’t immediately available for comment, was quoted by French media as saying that there was “no one particular reason” she chose to run in the riding and that she did not know much about the district.
She also said she wouldn’t be campaigning in the riding since she is busy supporting her mother during the federal election and would be with her during the entire campaign. There is no trace of her candidacy online and aRead More »from Paper candidacy of Elizabeth May’s daughter angers Quebec mayor