In 2000 Valpy ran for Parliament in the riding of Trinity—Spadina under the NDP banner. Sadly, he didn't win. It would be nice for there to be a monarchist on the Dipper's bench to educate misinformed MPs such as Pat Martin and Nathan Cullen. Perhaps more importantly it would show the party membership that being a socialist and a monarchist are not incompatible beliefs and that there is no reason to hide that you are one. That is an entire article by itself though.
While retired Michael Valpy still writes articles on a freelance basis. He has been a steadfast champion of the monarchy in his writings and we could use more journalists like him.
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