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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...

Green Party disappointed at government’s failure to restore environmental protections

Media Release | Thursday, 08 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada is disappointed by the Liberal government’s failure to repair the serious damage caused by Harper-era omnibus budget bills C-38 and C-45, which gutted crucial...

Green Party welcomes positive changes to the Fisheries Act

Media Release | Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA)  — The Green Party of Canada supports the substantial improvements made to the Fisheries Act in the government bill tabled today. Under omnibus budget bills from 2012, the Conservative...

Green Party of Canada launches independent investigation into claims against Elizabeth May

Media Release | Monday, 29 Jan 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada has begun a formal investigation into allegations against leader Elizabeth May by three former party employees. Ms. May asked the party to launch an independent...

Green Party of Canada statement on Toronto Star story on Elizabeth May

Media Release | Saturday, 27 Jan 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada stands firmly behind Leader Elizabeth May. She is admired and respected by staff, her constituents in Saanich-Gulf Islands, and by the party's members and...