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Turn out the lights for Earth Hour with Elizabeth May in Sidney, B.C

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Mar 2019
SIDNEY, B.C. -- Originating in Sydney, Australia as a symbolic lights-out event in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into one of the world’s largest grassroots movements, inspiring people around the globe...

Join Elizabeth May for the North Vancouver campaign launch of Green candidate George Orr

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Mar 2019
SIDNEY, B.C. -- Green Party Leader, Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) invites you to join her and other B.C. Greens this Sunday, to celebrate the exciting campaign launch and fundraiser for...

Elizabeth May first federal leader to hit the ground running in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Media Release | Monday, 25 Mar 2019
OTTAWA -- Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), campaigned yesterday in downtown Nanaimo, and on Gabriola Island for candidate Paul Manly. Ms. May was the first federal leader...

Turning people away at the border same as building a wall, says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019
OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) said today that all Canadians should be deeply disturbed by reports that the Trudeau government is considering closing a loophole...

The figures don’t lie: Budget 2019 short-changes the fight against climate change

Media Release | Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
OTTAWA – Although the Trudeau government continues to insist that it’s committed to decisive action on the climate crisis, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2019 federal budget tells a very different...

Will the Liberals deliver a budget that acknowledges the climate emergency?

Media Release | Monday, 18 Mar 2019
OTTAWA – Since the last federal budget, the Liberal government has squandered $4.5 billion on an ageing pipeline while committing to spend another $10-13 billion to expand said pipeline. Given that...

Green Party stands with students striking for climate action, in Canada and around the world

Media Release | Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
OTTAWA -- Inspired by the actions of one 16-year-old Swedish girl, students in 50 towns and cities across Canada will join hundreds of thousands of students around the world, to strike on Friday in...

“Local residents deserve credit for Transport Canada action,” says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
SIDNEY, B.C.-- After decades of neglect and cover up, Reay Creek Pond in Sidney, B.C. has finally been designated as a Class 1 contamination site. Transport Canada will begin remediation immediately...

Why won’t Andrew Scheer attend a climate forum in his own riding, asks Elizabeth May

Media Release | Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019
OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) will speak at a Climate Forum at the Treaty Four Governance Centre in Fort Qu’appelle, Saskatchewan, on March 13. And she’s...

Green Party leader blasts Trudeau’s non-announcement on SNC-Lavalin affair

Media Release | Thursday, 07 Mar 2019
OTTAWA – Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) said today she was astonished by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first full statement on the SNC-Lavalin scandal. "It is...