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Green Party calls for federal Liberals to step back from promoting Kinder Morgan

Media Release | Thursday, 26 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) – The leader of the Green Party of Canada, Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) says the Liberal government must step back from promoting the Kinder Morgan pipeline amid allegations that...

Elizabeth May aims to protect individual rights and freedoms with amendments to anti-terrorism bill

Media Release | Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 46 amendments to Bill C-59, An Act Respecting National Security Matters. Bill C-59 is the Liberal...

Elizabeth May welcomes decision to replace Centre for Plant Health

Media Release | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018
(SIDNEY, B.C.) — Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) is applauding the announcement by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay that the federal...

Green Party condemns Trudeau’s Kinder Morgan bailout

Media Release | Sunday, 15 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) — Green Party leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) has condemned the Trudeau administration’s latest attempt to force through the completion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain...

Auditors General report confirms Canada is falling behind on climate change action, but makes false assumption about Paris target

Media Release | Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018
(OTTAWA) — The report on climate change action released earlier today by nine provincial auditors general and the federal auditor general confirms the Green Party of Canada’s fears — that Canada is...

Veteran broadcaster Jo-Ann Roberts is new Deputy Leader of the Green Party

Media Release | Monday, 19 Mar 2018
(HALIFAX) — Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) today announced the appointment of veteran journalist and broadcaster Jo-Ann Roberts as the party’s Deputy Leader. Ms...

May to Scheer: Tell your senators to stop blocking end to whale captivity

Media Release | Friday, 16 Mar 2018
(OTTAWA) — Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May is calling on her Conservative counterpart, Andrew Scheer, to stand up to his own senators and order them to stop obstructing legislation that...

Gulf Islanders share grain farmers’ frustration over rail system failure, says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 15 Mar 2018
(SIDNEY, B.C.) — Residents of B.C.’s Gulf Islands have something in common with Canada’s prairie grain farmers -- growing frustration over the the continuing failure of Canada’s rail freight system...

Green Party laments squandered opportunities in 2018 budget

Media Release | Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — Despite increasingly urgent warnings from climate scientists that the window to achieve the Paris target is rapidly closing, the federal budget tabled today does nothing to accelerate...

Greens urge NDP to adopt progressive resolutions at policy convention

Media Release | Thursday, 15 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — Ahead of this weekend’s NDP policy convention in Ottawa, the Green Party of Canada is keenly interested in several progressive resolutions on the agenda, and encourages the NDP to stand...