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Elizabeth May introduces private member’s bill to abolish mandatory minimums

Media Release | Thursday, 05 May 2016
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), today introduced a private member’s bill in the House of Commons that aims to abolish most mandatory minimums...

Green Party of Canada statement on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Statement | Thursday, 05 May 2016
(OTTAWA) May 5, 2016 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day: “Today, as Jewish...

Elizabeth May issues statement on Fort McMurray wildfires

Media Release | Wednesday, 04 May 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “The devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray that continue to rage today are...

Green Party of Canada releases Performance Review of Trudeau Administration’s first six months

Media Release | Wednesday, 04 May 2016
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released a performance review on the Trudeau administration’s first six months in office: The new government...

Statement by Elizabeth May on committee changes for independent, small party MPs

Media Release | Tuesday, 03 May 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “I’m outraged to see the current government bring forward a motion to...

Green Party of Canada welcomes Jean Rousseau as Agriculture Critic

Media Release | Monday, 02 May 2016
(OTTAWA) – On the 5th anniversary of her first election to Parliament, Elizabeth May welcomes a former parliamentary colleague to the Green Party of Canada. The Green Party of Canada is pleased to...

Statement from Elizabeth May for Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Statement | Sunday, 01 May 2016
(OTTAWA) - “This year, Lyme Disease Awareness month presents a time to reflect on those Canadians affected by Lyme Disease as well as an opportunity for action. From May 15th-17th, in accordance with...

Green Party Calls on Nova Scotia to Renew Climate Targets after Paris Agreement

Media Release | Saturday, 30 Apr 2016
(HALIFAX)  - The Green Party of Nova Scotia and Green Party of Canada are calling on Nova Scotia and other Atlantic provinces to set new climate targets, improve the east-west energy grid and...

Green Party Statement on National Day of Mourning

Statement | Thursday, 28 Apr 2016
Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, issued the following statement on the 25th National Day of Mourning: “On April 28, we remember those who have lost their lives or have been injured...

Elizabeth May to the Globe and Mail

Blog | Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016
The following was sent by Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, to the Globe and Mail, as a response to their recent Konrad Yakabuski opinion column, "Can an expanding economy be a low-...