David Chernushenko

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David Chernushenko is a consultant on sustainable business practices and and activist with the Green Party of Canada. Chernushenko was the candidate in Ottawa Center in the Canadian federal election, 2006 and 2004. In 2006 he was named the GPC Deputy Leader, and participated in the People's Parliament project.


Business Career

"Chernushenko owns Green & Gold Inc., a business providing strategic advice on profitable environmental practices and business opportunities. He is a LEED Accredited "green building" professional and is founder of Clean Air Champions, a non-profit organization promoting cleaner air and physical fitness. Chernushenko has also worked for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as well as the Canadian International Development Agency.

Writer on Sustainable Development

He has written three books (translated into five languages) on applying sustainable development practices and is a frequent speaker on the subject in Canada and abroad.

Voluntary Activities

Chernushenko served on a number of committees and boards of local housing and environment groups, schools, and health advisory bodies. At the international level, he was one of the most active and long-time members of the International Olympic Committee's Sport and Environment Commission.

GPC Deputy Leader.

He was appointed to replace former Deputy Tom Manley who left for the Liberal Party of Canada.

What tactics did Chernushenko support?

Ottawa Green Candidate

Chernushenko was the Green Party of Canada candidate for Ottawa Centre in the Canadian federal election, 2004.

[+] 2004 Election Results

[+] 2006 Election Results


[+] position on proportional representaiton

[+] position on GPC internal revenue sharing

[+] involvement in 2006 campaign controversies


the People's Parliament

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