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    Thank you volunteers!

    Media Release | Thursday, 19 Apr 2012
    April 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week across Canada. The Green Party of Canada sends a sincere thank you to all of the many volunteers across the country who engage in their communities. "All...

    May’s bill would end shark fin sales

    Media Release | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012
    SIDNEY, BC - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, has tabled the first Green Party bill:  Bill C-417 An Act to amend the Fish...

    Harper assault on environment continues

    Media Release | Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
    SIDNEY, BC -- Prime Minister Harper has dropped any pretence that he cares about Canada’s natural environment, reducing the federal government’s oversight role to miniscule proportions. “It is full...

    Charter of Rights and Freedoms being threatened

    Media Release | Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
    SIDNEY, BC – An increasing number of Canadians are aware of the Harper Conservatives’ attacks on our democracy – proroguing and contempt of Parliament, limiting debate, secret committee hearings –...

    Funding Cut Set-back for Native Women’s Goal of Equality

    Media Release | Saturday, 14 Apr 2012
    OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada is calling for the restoration of Health Canada funding to the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC). “This cut in funding is a real blow to a valuable...

    Need for Land Mine Awareness Continues

    Media Release | Wednesday, 04 Apr 2012
    OTTAWA - April 4th marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, raising awareness about the damaging consequences of explosive remnants of war. “There are countless...

    Earth Hour Calls for Action

    Media Release | Friday, 30 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA- In the wake of the most anti-environmental budget seen in Canada, the country will mark Earth Hour, sending a message that citizens care about sustainability.  “By the simple act of flipping...

    Harper issues a “tough on nature” budget

    Media Release | Thursday, 29 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - The Harper Conservatives have followed through on threats to erode environmental protection and grease the wheels for greater fossil fuel development. As well, it has killed the voice of its...