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    Greens Speak in Favour of UN Taking Action on Bottom Trawling

    Media Release | Friday, 16 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA -  Later this week, UN policy-makers will review the impacts of bottom trawling, also known as dragging, which is known to be the most destructive method of fishing currently being used.  “The...

    September Days of Peace and Democracy

    Media Release | Thursday, 15 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - Sept 15th marks the International Day of Democracy, followed soon after by the International Day of Peace on Sept 21st.  “These two issues are inextricably linked,” said Green Party of...

    Electronic surveillance laws go too far

    Media Release | Thursday, 15 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada strongly supports OpenMedia.ca’s citizen-driven national public education campaign, raising awareness of legislation that would see serious changes to Canadians’...

    The real issues of security: jobs and pensions, not Islam

    Media Release | Monday, 12 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - “The Green Party of Canada is strongly opposed to the latest round of more government controls served up as security," said Leader Elizabeth May, after learning that the Prime Minister...

    Statement on the Ethiopian New Year

    Media Release | Sunday, 11 Sep 2011
    Enkutatash!  Melkam Addis Amet. The Green Party of Canada wishes all Ethiopian-Canadians a new year blessed with peace, justice, good health and prosperity. Green Party leader Elizabeth May also...

    Greens support process leading to Palestinian statehood

    Media Release | Friday, 09 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada supports the plan of Palestinian officials to ask the United Nations to recognize an independent Palestinian state within 1967 borders, given the lack of any real...

    Canadian Greens oppose Keystone Pipeline

    Media Release | Friday, 09 Sep 2011
     OTTAWA - As the high profile Keystone Pipeline controversy shifts from Washington to Ottawa, the Green Party of Canada stands in solidarity with the many courageous people who have sought to alert...

    May receives ringing endorsement from Greens

    Media Release | Thursday, 08 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - Green Party Leader Elizabeth May received overwhelming support for her leadership in this summer’s internal party voting.  The leadership review resulted in 94.5% of votes supporting May.  “...

    DFO should leave PR to fish farms, say Greens

    Media Release | Monday, 05 Sep 2011
    A communications plan presented at the Cohen Commission shows that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is focused more on promoting fish farming than on its mandate of protecting Canada's...