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    Greens Mark Mental Health Awareness Week

    Media Release | Monday, 03 Oct 2011
    OTTAWA -- Prevention and treatment of mental illness in Canada is an issue that deserves more attention, says the Green Party of Canada. Mental Illness Awareness Week is an important reminder to...

    International Day of Older Persons

    Media Release | Saturday, 01 Oct 2011
    OTTAWA -- The International Day of Older Persons, on October 1st, is a day to celebrate the contributions that our seniors have provided to our country and to consider how we can better support them...

    L'Shana Tova

    Media Release | Thursday, 29 Sep 2011
    The Green Party of Canada wishes you L'Shana Tova as we celebrate Rosh Hashanah and G'mar Hatimah Tovah for the upcoming holiday of Yom Kippur.  “On these holiest Jewish holidays, we send greetings...

    Mesothelioma Awareness Day

    Media Release | Monday, 26 Sep 2011
    The extremely aggressive cancer mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, often appearing ten to fifty years after the exposure.  On September 26th, the Green Party of Canada wants to help...

    Goodbye to a Hero: Wangari Maathai

    Media Release | Monday, 26 Sep 2011
    The Green Party of Canada is saddened by the news of the death of Wangari Maathai from cancer at the age of 71.  "This is a great loss to the world," said Leader Elizabeth May. "We will endeavour to...

    May presents petition to end Shark Finning

    Media Release | Sunday, 25 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - In the House of Commons today, Green Leader and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May presented a petition calling on the federal government to take action against...

    Greens celebrate World Rivers Day

    Media Release | Sunday, 25 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA -  World Rivers Day, September 25th, is a global day of celebration of our rivers and wetlands.  The Green Party of Canada urges all Canadians to get involved in the numerous events happening...

    Greens part of Moving Planet, Saturday, September 24

    Media Release | Saturday, 24 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - This weekend, Canadian Greens will be taking part in a global movement to make the shift away from fossil fuels as part of our effort to solve the climate crisis.  Moving Planet, spearheaded...

    Green Party celebrates Car Free Day

    Media Release | Thursday, 22 Sep 2011
    OTTAWA - September 22 is World Car Free Day, a day for everyone to try out daily life without the use of a car.  “Reducing our reliance on cars, especially single occupancy car trips, is a...