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Green Party of Canada applauds cancellation of Mother Canada monument in National Park

Media Release | Friday, 05 Feb 2016
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada applauds a decision today by Parks Canada to cancel the controversial Mother Canada monument in Cape Breton Islands National Park. “The privatization of a chunk...

Trans Pacific Partnership not a done deal, says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 04 Feb 2016
(OTTAWA) - Following Canada’s signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership yesterday in New Zealand, the Green Party of Canada is reiterating its staunch opposition to the current trade deal. “As...

Elizabeth May congratulates B.C. Green Party candidates on strong showing in by-elections

Media Release | Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), congratulates two B.C. Green Party candidates on their strong showing in Tuesday’s by-elections. In...

The Green Party of Canada Celebrates Black History Month

Statement | Monday, 01 Feb 2016
(OTTAWA) - Today, the Green Party of Canada joins in the celebration of Black History month by recognizing the vital contributions and achievements of Black Canadians. “From Mathieu Da Costa to the...

Greens support call from Montreal-area mayors

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Jan 2016
(OTTAWA) - As Parliament debates a Conservative motion to support the building of the Energy East pipeline, the Green Party wishes to underscore the position it has consistently taken regarding...

Elizabeth May responds to announcement concerning interim environmental assessment processes

Media Release | Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016
(OTTAWA) - “The new conditions for existing proposals, like Kinder Morgan and Energy East, are certainly a step in the right direction but any conditions placed on a fundamentally flawed system will...

Green Party Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Statement | Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016
(OTTAWA) - Today, the world pauses to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day by paying tribute to the millions of lives that were lost during the Holocaust. “We must work to end, once...

More evidence that NEB broken, pesticide regulations dangerously ineffective under Harper Conservatives’ watch

Media Release | Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016
(OTTAWA) - Following today’s report by the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Elizabeth May responded: “The Commissioner's findings highlight the desperate condition of key...

Elizabeth May responds to landmark ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Media Release | Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016
(OTTAWA) – “Today’s ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal reiterates what anybody who has been paying attention has known for years: Ottawa has been discriminating against First Nations...

Statement from Elizabeth May on the shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan

Statement | Friday, 22 Jan 2016
The following is a statement from Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, on the shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan: “With all Canadians, Greens express deepest sympathies and...