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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...

Canadians want Proportional Representation – and a Green voice at the table

Thursday, 25 Feb 2016 - The Green Party of Canada supports a broad coalition of groups advocating for proportional representation to replace the First Past the Post electoral system. “The vast majority of modern democracies...

Green Party of Canada pushes for climate action ahead of First Minister's Meeting

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada supports a coalition of environmental groups across North America calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to implement an evidence-based climate test for all...

Elizabeth May questions Site ‘C’ permits issued during federal election campaign

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Today during Question Period, Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) questioned why the previous government issued 14 permits for work on the $9-billion...

Withdrawing Canada from Kyoto Protocol a purely political move, budget numbers reveal

Friday, 19 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Numbers released today show the Harper government saved only $596,000 by legally withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC...
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