Mark Parent’s journey from Church Minister to Environment Minister (SE #22)
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This week’s featured interview is with Mark Parent, a former PC Party MLA and environment minister. Mark spoke to us about a range of his experiences in public life: - his transition from being an NDP supporter, to backing Flora MacDonald’s ‘red toryism’; - the flagship legislation he spearheaded as Environment Minister, the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act, and the path to multi-partisan support it required to turn it into Law - the efforts made by both Stephen Harper and Elizabeth May to encourage him to run in their respective parties as a candidate for federal MP. - his long list of advice for future lawmakers