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Statement on Fall Fiscal Update

Media Release | Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “The fall fiscal update claims nothing but sunny skies for Canada’s economy...

Statement on United Nations Day

Media Release | Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement for United Nations (UN) Day: “United Nations Day marks the anniversary of...

Greens support forestry workers while protecting our forests

Media Release | Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Montreal − Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), expressed the Green Party’s opposition to the Conservative Party’s motion in the House today concerning...

Statement on Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar, and Rohingya humanitarian crisis

Media Release | Monday, 23 Oct 2017
(Ottawa) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the appointment of Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar: “I congratulate Bob Rae on this special appointment and commend the...

Green Party congratulates New Zealand on formation of government coalition

Media Release | Friday, 20 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) -- The Green Party of Canada released the following statement upon receiving news of the latest government coalition in New Zealand: “On behalf of Canadian Greens, I would like to...

Liberals embrace long-standing Green Party policy to lower small business tax rate to 9 per cent

Media Release | Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Still no necessary changes to large corporate tax rate (OTTAWA) October 16, 2017 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement at the start of Small Business Week: “We are pleased that...

Bill C-45: Elizabeth May submits amendments to the Cannabis Act to protect criminalized youth, marginalized groups

Media Release | Friday, 06 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 18 amendments to Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which went through clause-by-clause consideration at...

Green Party of Canada welcomes BC referendum on proportional representation

Media Release | Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “As a strong majority of British Columbians desire, the BC government is...

Energy East cancelled due to low oil prices, poor business model

Media Release | Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “Today’s announcement from TransCanada to cancel plans for the Energy East pipeline will be celebrated by many Canadians – those...

Liberals not acting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, "nowhere near ‎ready to adapt to impacts of climate change,” says Environment Commissioner

Media Release | Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – ”Today’s Reports from the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development reveal that the Liberals are failing to take leadership on climate action,” said Elizabeth May, Leader...