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Gravenhurst Local Arleigh Luckett Wins Green Party Volunteer Award

Taylor West – Muskoka 411 –

November 15, 2022 

Gravenhurst resident Arleigh Luckett has been awarded the Lois James Volunteer Award for 2022, the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) announced Tuesday in a press release.

Every year the GPO recognizes an outstanding volunteer whose dedication and service have significantly advanced the values and policies of Green Party constituents, supporters, and voters.

Luckett was elected President of the GPO Parry Sound-Muskoka Constituency Association in 2018 and has worked on behalf of Green Party candidates and initiatives for 14 years, including as campaign manager for two campaigns. – More

How did the Greens gain so much momentum in Parry Sound-Muskoka?

Sarah Law, MuskokaRegion.com

June 3, 2022

Matt Richter achieved more than 40 per cent of the vote, placing him narrowly behind Progressive Conservative candidate Graydon Smith.

It was a historically close race in a riding led by Conservative MPPs since its formation in 1999 — and the Green party’s best showing in Parry Sound-Muskoka ever.

There was much speculation about whether Richter could turn Parry Sound-Muskoka green — and it almost happened.

But how? Read the whole story

Climate Action Muskoka held its 140th weekly strike in Bracebridge

Sarah Law


Friday, May 27, 2022

It’s week 140 of the climate strike in Bracebridge, and this time the activists were joined by well-known environmental advocate Elizabeth May.

May, the former Green Party of Canada leader and current MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands in British Columbia, showed her support for Parry Sound-Muskoka’s provincial Green candidate, Matt Richter.