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Getting to Paris target requires more rapid transition off fossil fuels

Media Release | Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — A leaked summary of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the pathway to 1.5 degrees C provides clear warning that Trudeau's climate policy is wholly...

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...

Remembering a day of betrayal: Green Party of Canada marks first anniversary of broken promise on electoral reform

Media Release | Thursday, 01 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — Today marks exactly one year since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau abandoned a central campaign promise — to make the 2015 federal election the last held under the first-past-the-post...

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 first anniversary of Quebec City mosque shooting

Media Release | Monday, 29 Jan 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the first anniversary of the mass shooting in a Quebec City mosque on January 29 last year: “Although it is very painful to...

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...

Green Party of Canada condemns Liberal government decision to sign onto the TPP

Media Release | Thursday, 25 Jan 2018
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is aghast at the Liberal government’s decision to commit Canada to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement without telling Canadians the contents of...

Green Party calls on Liberal government to fund Canadian Organic Standards review

Media Release | Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018
The Green Party of Canada strongly supports the Canadian organic sector, and is therefore urging the federal government to fund the Canadian Organic Standards review. “Organic farms ands businesses...