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Greens support forestry workers while protecting our forests

Media Release | Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Montreal − Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), expressed the Green Party’s opposition to the Conservative Party’s motion in the House today concerning...

Statement on Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar, and Rohingya humanitarian crisis

Media Release | Monday, 23 Oct 2017
(Ottawa) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the appointment of Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar: “I congratulate Bob Rae on this special appointment and commend the...

Green Party congratulates New Zealand on formation of government coalition

Media Release | Friday, 20 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) -- The Green Party of Canada released the following statement upon receiving news of the latest government coalition in New Zealand: “On behalf of Canadian Greens, I would like to...

Statement on Bandi Chhor Divas

Statement | Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) October 19, 2017 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement to commemorate the Sikh holiday of Bandi Chhor Divas. “...

Statement on Diwali

Statement | Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) October 19, 2017 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement to mark the first day of Diwali, the Hindu festival of...

Statement on the 25th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Statement | Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) October 17, 2017 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the 25th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “In Canada, Indigenous children...

Liberals embrace long-standing Green Party policy to lower small business tax rate to 9 per cent

Media Release | Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Still no necessary changes to large corporate tax rate (OTTAWA) October 16, 2017 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement at the start of Small Business Week: “We are pleased that...

Statement on International Day of the Girl

Statement | Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) October 11, 2017 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “International Day of the Girl aims to highlight and...

Statement on Thanksgiving

Statement | Monday, 09 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “For many Canadians, Thanksgiving is a time to come together and share a...

Bill C-45: Elizabeth May submits amendments to the Cannabis Act to protect criminalized youth, marginalized groups

Media Release | Friday, 06 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 18 amendments to Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which went through clause-by-clause consideration at...