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“It’s not too late to do the right thing. Let Jagmeet Singh run unopposed,” says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 17 Jan 2019
OTTAWA -- Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) is urging the Liberal Party to belatedly follow the Green Party’s lead in extending the leader’s courtesy to NDP Leader...

Green Party calls for ban on seismic testing off Newfoundland and Labrador

Media Release | Thursday, 17 Jan 2019
OTTAWA –  Scientists from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are reporting a dangerous decline in populations of phytoplankton and zooplankton in the waters off Newfoundland and...

The Left? The Right?

Blog | Monday, 14 Jan 2019
Last week, Maclean’s requested Elizabeth May’s Green perspective on a piece they were working on about the current left-right spectrum of Canadian politics. Elizabeth May responded that Greens do not...

Green Party stands with the Wet’suwet’en

Media Release | Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019
OTTAWA – Green Party of Canada Leader, Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), stands with the Wet’suwet’en in their protest against the Coastal GasLink pipeline. Yesterday she showed her...

Daniel Green candidate in the Outremont by-election

Media Release | Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019
MONTREAL - Daniel Green, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, is proud to announce his candidacy for the Outremont by-election. "I am announcing my candidacy today in a riding I know very well...

Elizabeth May holds town hall meetings in Saanich-Gulf Islands Communities

Media Advisory | Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019
SIDNEY--Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, will be hosting bi-annual town hall meetings with her constituents. Join Elizabeth to discuss the issues that are important to residents of...

Global Greens call for meaningful climate action at COP24

Media Release | Friday, 14 Dec 2018
KATOWICE-- Representatives from Green Parties around the world, gathered for COP24 in Katowice, Poland, called for meaningful action to meet the clear challenge of the Intergovernmental Panel on...

Report from Poland

Blog | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018
When I was in my twenties, and living in a one-room log cabin in Cape Breton with my parents and brother, we heated with an old stove, called a “Warm Morning.”  It burned coal.  Cape Breton was then...

Statement on International Human Rights Day

Statement | Monday, 10 Dec 2018
OTTAWA -- The Leader of the Green Party of Canada Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) issued the following statement to mark International Human Rights Day: “Today, on the 70th anniversary of...

“Setting climate targets for 2020 is much too late,” says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 06 Dec 2018
OTTAWA – Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) says Minister McKenna’s recent announcement to set emissions-cutting plans is not enough and unacceptable given the...