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Green Party of Canada Supports Funding for Canada Disabilities Act in Budget 2016

Thursday, 24 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) March 24, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada is pleased to see the government has listened to the disability community and agreed to introduce a Canada Disabilities Act to eliminate systemic...

Budget 2016 may deliver for housing and youth; misses mark on climate action

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The 2016 budget contains encouraging measures for health, education, youth, waste and water works, and public infrastructure, but misses the mark on climate action and the elimination of...

Green Party of Canada welcomes Dimitri Lascaris as Justice Critic

Monday, 21 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Dimitri Lascaris to Justice Critic in the Party’s Shadow Cabinet. "It's a privilege to work with Elizabeth May and the...

VIA Rail coast-to-coast passenger service under threat

Thursday, 10 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Trans-Canada passenger rail service under threat again, and the Green Party of Canada is urging the Liberal government to follow through on commitments to keep VIA Rail’s Toronto-to-...

Green Party calls for Arms Embargo against Saudi Arabia over actions in Yemen

Wednesday, 09 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) - Following the passing of a resolution in the European Parliament on February 25, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, asked the House of Commons for unanimous consent to...

Federal government should reject funding, guarantees for Energy East pipeline project

Wednesday, 09 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) - As the business case for the Energy East pipeline project falls apart, the Green Party of Canada is urging the federal government to commit to no public investments or financial guarantees...

Elizabeth May to vote ‘no’ on military campaign in Iraq, Syria

Tuesday, 08 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Today in the House of Commons, Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) will vote against a motion to support the government’s military contributions against...

First Ministers climate framework a start, but stronger targets needed

Thursday, 03 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) - Following today’s meeting between the Premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Green Party of Canada calls on the federal government to deliver stronger climate targets to meet its...

Premiers, Trudeau must deliver on climate action at First Ministers Meeting

Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The clock is ticking for the Liberal government to live up to its climate action promises, said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). Ms. May and...

Canada-EU trade deal still gives foreign companies upper hand

Monday, 29 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The “legal scrubbing” of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) – announced today by International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland – does little to...
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