Broadcast Consortium to invite Elizabeth May to participate in 2008 Leaders' Debates

    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - The Broadcasting Consortium representing
Canada's largest television networks today announced that the four major
parties have agreed to its proposal to include the Green Party in the 2008
Election Debates. As a result, Elizabeth May is being invited to participate
in the Debates on October 1 and 2.
    The Broadcasting Consortium has secured assurances from the major parties
that they will continue to participate in the Election Debates as previously

For further information: Jason MacDonald, Broadcast Consortium
Spokesperson, T - (416) 482-1357, C - (647) 205-4744,