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Restore funding to Canada’s high Arctic research station, The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL)

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada (GPC) released the following statement regarding the planned closure to Canada’s high Arctic research station, The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research...

Greens announce candidate for Lac-Saint-Jean byelection

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
Montreal — The Green Party of Canada announces Yves Laporte as its candidate in the riding of Lac-Saint-Jean for the Oct. 23 byelection. Yves is a pianist and resides in Chicoutimi. He completed a...

Focus on large corporate tax rate, not small business

Media Release | Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax reforms aimed at Canadian small businesses cast too wide a net. Instead of rushed tax...

Canada’s refusal to sign U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons threatens security council seat

Media Release | Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA)  – ”Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s refusal to sign on to the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons is threatening Canada’s chances at securing a seat once again on the Security...

Statement on ongoing violence, displacement against Muslim minority Rohingyas in Myanmar

Media Release | Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “International human rights groups are reporting that an estimated 370,000 Rohingyas, a stateless, mostly Muslim minority in the...

Prominent environmentalists, First Nations call on Trudeau to keep promise on restoring environmental protections

Media Release | Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017
(VANCOUVER)  – Today in Vancouver, Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) joined David Suzuki and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian...

Statement on BC government’s Kinder Morgan challenge

Media Release | Thursday, 10 Aug 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the BC government to retain Justice Thomas Berger as outside counsel...

Liberals quietly backtrack on promised reforms on environmental protection

Media Release | Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “The Liberals are consulting people to death and then ignoring the evidence...

Statement for Hiroshima Nagasaki Day

Media Release | Sunday, 06 Aug 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement:  "The mushroom cloud rose over Hiroshima on this day 72 years ago, and over...

Unprecedented right whale deaths in Gulf of St. Lawrence requires government action

Media Release | Monday, 24 Jul 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement: “News today of the death of another North Atlantic right whale, a highly endangered species, and an...