Elizabeth May Announces Measures to Protect Canada's Sovereignty from Investor-State Agreements – September 8, 2015

(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (Saanich – Gulf Islands), along with International Trade Critic Paul Manly (Nanaimo – Ladysmith) and candidate Brenda Sayers (North Island – Powell River), hold a press conference on Tuesday, September 8, in Nanaimo, B.C.

Ms. May unveils details of the Green Party’s plan to defend Canadian sovereignty from investor-state agreements.

Ms. Sayers and Mr. Manly speak at the press conference with Elizabeth May. Brenda Sayers led the Hupacasath First Nation of 300 people in the only court challenge against the Canada-China FIPA.  She and the Hupacasath bravely stood against the wholesale sell-out of Canada’s sovereignty to the People’s Republic of China.

Green candidates Glenn Sollitt (Courtenay – Alberni) and Fran Hunt-Jinnouchi (Cowichan – Malahat – Langford), also attend the press conference.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. (PDT)
Location: Harmac Pacific Room, Port Theatre, 125 Front St., Nanaimo, B.C.


For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Julian Morelli
Director of Communications
Green Party of Canada
cell: (613) 614 4916
office: (613) 562 4916 (224)


Kirsten Strom
Executive Assistant to Director of Communications
t: 613.562.4916 (200)
Toll Free 1.866.868.3447