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Statement for National Flag Day 2017

Statement | Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) – Today, the Green Party of Canada joins all Canadians in celebrating the anniversary of our national flag: “It’s been 52 years since the modern Canadian flag was first raised on Parliament...

Statement for Black History Month

Statement | Friday, 03 Feb 2017
(OTTAWA) February 1, 2017 - February marks the 21st annual Black History Month in Canada. The Green Party of Canada honours the achievements made by black Canadians, while acknowledging that more...

Green Party of Canada Celebrates the Chinese New Year - 綠黨恭祝大家春節快樂

Statement | Saturday, 28 Jan 2017
綠黨恭祝大家春節快樂 (OTTAWA) - Gong Xi Fa Cai! Today marks the first day of festivities for the Chinese New Year. The Green Party of Canada and Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands), join in...

Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Statement | Friday, 27 Jan 2017
(OTTAWA) - Today, marks 72 years since the liberation of the victims of the Holocaust in Auschwitz-Birkenau. The world pauses to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day by paying tribute...

Statement on Christmas and Hanukkah 2016

Statement | Saturday, 24 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) December 24, 2016 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement to recognize Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations: “2016 is...

Statement on International Day for Human Rights

Statement | Saturday, 10 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) – “International Day for Human Rights is a time to stop and reflect on the rights our predecessors have fought so hard for us to enjoy today. Good governance is key to promoting human rights...

Statement on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

Statement | Tuesday, 06 Dec 2016
(OTTAWA) – Today marks the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada, which was established by the Parliament of Canada to mark the anniversary of the murders in 1989...

Statement on Holodomor Memorial Day 2016

Statement | Saturday, 26 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement to recognize Holodomor Memorial Day: “The intentional starvation of up to 10-million Ukrainians in the winter of 1932-33 by...

Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2016

Statement | Friday, 25 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: “As Canadians, we pride ourselves on the belief that all...

Statement on International Day of Tolerance 2016

Statement | Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) November 16, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement for International Day of Tolerance 2016: “Tolerance lies at the core of the Canadian and United Nations...