Pirate Party (CMHoC)
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|Deputy Leader||Toby Evans|
|Party President||Terry Pinsworth|
|Founded||April 3, 2020|
|Ideology||Pirate Politics |
Purple, Black, White
|Slogan||Evidence Based Policy Making|
|National Affiliation||Green-Pirate Alliance|
|House of Commons|
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The Pirate Party of Canada (PRT; French: Parti Pirate du Canada, PRT) is a syncretic federal political party in Canada. The party was formed in 2020, ahead of the 6th General Election, on a platform of pirate politics, civil libertarianism and participatory democracy.
Founding and Development
In April 2020, The Pirate Party was founded by Matthew Engarde, Terry Pinsworth and Toby Evans to compete in the upcoming General Election, each taking a role in the founding and development of the party in preparation for said General Election.
Matthew Engarde was voted as the first leader with Toby Evans as deputy leader and Terry Pinsworth as party president in the first set of leadership elections post formation. On April 3, 2020 the first Constitution of the Pirate Party of Canada was ratified, followed by the 6th General Election platform on the April 6, 2020 as required by Elections Canada to register as a political party and to run in the General Election.
The Pirate Party is governed by a leadership triumvirate made up of the leader, deputy leader and party president, each nominated and elected by the party membership. As of writing the current leadership triumvirate is made up of Matthew Engarde, Terry Pinsworth and Toby Evans.
|Name||Elected To Leadership||Position|
|Matthew Engarde||April 3, 2020||Leader|
|Toby Evans||April 3, 2020||Deputy Leader|
|Terry Pinsworth||April 3, 2020||President|
|6th General Election||Matthew Engarde||
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