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    CEAA cuts provoke outrage

    Media Release | Thursday, 21 Jul 2011
    OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada is outraged at the news that the Harper government is slashing funding to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA).  The latest cut of 43.1% comes on the...

    East Africa facing climate crisis and possible famine

    Media Release | Thursday, 07 Jul 2011
    OTTAWA - The situation in East African is becoming dire and a quick Canadian response could save many lives, says the Green Party.  Following up on an awareness campaign by the respected Canadian NGO...

    Apologizing to the world for blocking asbestos listing

    Media Release | Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011
    OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada has launched the “We’re sorry!” campaign to apologize to the rest of the world for the Harper government’s action on asbestos. On June 24, Canada became the only...

    Canada shamed on international stage

    Media Release | Thursday, 23 Jun 2011
    OTTAWA - Canada, once admired around the world, is fast gaining a reputation as a regressive country, blocking progress without any care for who is harmed.  After refusing to join the consensus to...

    Greens condemn ideologically-driven layoffs

    Media Release | Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011
    OTTAWA - The Harper government has begun its slashing of the public sector by eliminating more than twenty percent of the National Research Council’s budget.  This is in addition to the 50 jobs cut...

    On June 21, Canadians celebrate National Aboriginal Day

    Media Release | Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011
    OTTAWA - National Aboriginal Day can serve to remind us that Canada has a long way to go in addressing the profound inequality of life on First Nations Reserves and life for off-reserve urban...