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What happened in our Calgary meeting – and what you will be asked to ratify

Blog | Monday, 05 Dec 2016
We emerged united and energized from a very successful meeting in Calgary. We have reconfirmed our commitment to our traditional core values as a party. These values include the commitment to...

Green Party of Canada urges government to comply with Human Rights ruling and provide care to First Nation children

Media Release | Wednesday, 07 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) – Following the passage of unanimous policy resolutions on Indigenous Peoples' rights last weekend, the Green Party of Canada is joining thousands of Canadians and organizations urging the...

Greens, Bloc urge Transport Minister to break ground on Lac-Mégantic Bypass

Media Release | Wednesday, 07 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Transport Marc Garneau to commit to announcing the...

Indigenous Affairs: What is the Doctrine of Discovery?

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 06 Dec 2016
BACKGROUNDER: Indigenous Affairs: What is the Doctrine of Discovery? The Doctrine of Discovery includes all doctrines, policies and practices based on advocating superiority of peoples or individuals...

Statement on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

Statement | Tuesday, 06 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) – Today marks the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada, which was established by the Parliament of Canada to mark the anniversary of the murders in 1989...

Greens emerge united from Calgary convention, support MMP electoral system

Media Release | Sunday, 04 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) - On issues from electoral reform to emergency response‎ to pipelines to indigenous issues, Green members from across Canada emerged united this weekend. About 350 attending members passed...

Green Party of Canada updates Israel-Palestine Conflict policy

Backgrounder | Sunday, 04 Dec 2016
The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is often viewed as intractable and irresolvable. More than three regional wars and two Intifadas have left deep scars on the bodies and in the minds...

Green Party of Canada celebrates Electoral Reform report's commitment to proportional representation

Media Release | Thursday, 01 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada supports the key recommendation of the all-party Special Committee on Electoral Reform. "Today, for the first time in Canadian history, a Parliamentary committee...

Advisory: Elizabeth May holds media availability on Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) report

Media Advisory | Thursday, 01 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), will be available to media to discuss the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) majority report and...

Green Party of Canada denounces ‘irresponsible’ approval of Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

Media Release | Tuesday, 29 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), today denounced the Prime Minister’s decision to approve the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion...