OTTAWA, April 6 /CNW/ - A nationwide multimedia campaign has just been
launched to inspire the unification of the Green Party of Canada and
Employing music videos, comedy, as well as conventional political
speeches, the campaign intends to spark an eventual merger of the Green
Party and NDP, with the short-term goal of forging an alliance and
official cooperation between the two parties in the upcoming election.
The spearhead of the campaign is a music video, filmed on Parliament
Hill, called "Canadian Revolution" which uses striking imagery and
lyrical content to illustrate the ecological crises, as well as severe
poverty affecting hundreds of thousands of Canadians.
A second video, called "GREENDP: Canadians For a United Party" uses
humour to playfully mock the continued division between Canada's two
leading progressive parties, with young children in orange and
green t-shirts arguing over trivial and absurd matters, while footage
of melting ice caps, deforestation, and homelessness on Canadian
streets are spliced in to remind Green Party and NDP partisans of the
life and death stakes that are to be fought over in this federal
"GREENDP: Canadians For a United Party"
A French re-mix of the song, "Révolution Canadienne" is also in the
works with a still unnamed band from Quebec. Supporters of a Green-NDP
merger are being directed to a Facebook Group as a means to "vote for
SOURCE GREENDP: Canadians For A United Parti
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