Third Annual Evening with Mike & Friends in Toronto

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 19:00 - 22:00

Join us and our growing community of friends and supporters in Toronto as we celebrate Mike Schreiner's third year as Leader of the Green Party of Ontario. 

The evening will, of course, feature Mike Schreiner and an awesome line-up of speakers: Judith Van VeldhuysenDave MeslinTom Rand and Walt Macnee!

Where Church Apertivo Bar
                          1090 Queen Street West
When Tuesday, November 27, 2012 • 7–10 PM
Tickets $50 single • $35 each for 2 or more tickets

Throughout the evening, you'll enjoy local hors d’oeuvres and sample select local beer and wine while mingling with fellow Greens.

Buy your ticket today, and do so quickly as availability is limited! If you have any questions, please email Emilia Melara at

See you November 27!

• Meet the Speakers 


Judith Van Veldhuysen

Judith was elected Green Party of Ontario Deputy Leader in May of 2012. During the 2011 election, she ran as the GPO candidate in the riding of St. Paul's. Following the election, she was appointed to the role of Women's Issues Critic and provided a critical eye to the policies most affecting the women of Ontario. With a focus on connecting individuals to their communities, Judith believes in delivering a government that reflects people’s values and promoting proactive health solutions for everyone.


Dave Meslin

Dave is a Toronto-based artist and organizer, with a focus on public space issues, cycling infrastructure, voting reform, transpartisan advocacy and democratic renewal. He has founded the Toronto Cyclists Union, created the Ranked Ballot Initiative, and recently curated the Fourth Wall exhibit on transforming local politics in Toronto. Dave embraces ideas and projects that cut across traditional boundaries between grassroots politics, electoral politics and the arts community. In his work, he attempts to weave elements of these communities together.


Tom Rand

Tom is a global thought leader with a recognized record of extraordinary achievement in the promotion of a low carbon economy. A green entrepreneur, investor, advisor, public speaker, and author, Rand’s ambition is to help bring clean technology to life. Currently Rand is the Cleantech Lead Advisor at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, where he helps the next generation of cleantech companies grow to global leadership. 


Walt Macnee

Walt is vice chairman of MasterCard Worldwide. In this capacity, he is responsible for various senior client and government relationships - engaging these important stakeholders on key issues related to the ever-changing payments industry.