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Green Party of Canada applauds federal court’s decision to allow Canada to appeal perverse ruling by NAFTA panel in Bilcon case

Media Release | Friday, 24 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada applauds the Federal Court decision to allow Canada to appeal the outrageous ruling against Canada by a panel of arbitrators under Chapter 11 of NAFTA. Under...

Budget 2017: Greens call on Liberals to honour campaign promise and close tax loophole on stock options

Media Release | Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is calling on the Liberals to honour their campaign promise to close a lucrative tax loophole for the rich by taxing stock options like personal income. When...

Nira Dookeran nominated as Green Party of Canada candidate in Ottawa-Vanier

Media Release | Monday, 20 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is pleased to announce the nomination of its candidate, Nira Dookeran, for the 2017 Ottawa-Vanier by-election. “I'm running for the Green Party of Canada because...

Greens congratulate Université Laval on fossil fuel divestment commitment, encourage other universities to follow suit

Media Release | Saturday, 18 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada celebrates the actions of Université Laval to commit to divest from all fossil fuel holdings, and is encouraging all Canadian universities, pension funds and...

CETA not a done deal after EU Parliament vote

Media Release | Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada notes that the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) could face years of ratification votes in member countries before it takes full effect...

Statement for National Flag Day 2017

Statement | Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – Today, the Green Party of Canada joins all Canadians in celebrating the anniversary of our national flag: “It’s been 52 years since the modern Canadian flag was first raised on Parliament...

Canadians rally from coast to coast to hold Trudeau to electoral reform promise

Media Release | Saturday, 11 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) February 11, 2017 - Canadians joined rallies in cities from coast to coast today to demand that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau honour his promise on electoral reform. Elizabeth May, Leader of...

Advisory: Elizabeth May holds media availability with U.S. energy and climate policy expert Daphne Wysham

Media Advisory | Friday, 03 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) - Prominent U.S. energy and climate policy expert Daphne Wysham, Director of the Climate and Energy Program at the Center for Sustainable Economy, and Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green...

Statement for Black History Month

Statement | Friday, 03 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) February 1, 2017 - February marks the 21st annual Black History Month in Canada. The Green Party of Canada honours the achievements made by black Canadians, while acknowledging that more...

Elizabeth May: How Justin Trudeau fed the wrong wolf

Blog | Thursday, 02 Feb 2017
There is an old parable of a North American indigenous culture. My best sources say it is Cherokee, but I first heard it from a Mi’qmak elder. It is the story of a grandfather who told his small...