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Green victory raises profile of climate change

Canada is seeing an electorate that is “sick of the political classes” and is now putting climate change at the top of its priority list, said Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute. Paul Manly won the federal Vancouver Island riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith for the Greens, capturing 37.3 per cent of the vote, 12 points ahead of the closest competition.