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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...

Statement on recent anti-Semitic vandalism in Ottawa

Statement | Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) November 15, 2016 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) condemns in the strongest possible terms an act of hate-motivated vandalism against an...

Statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas 2016

Statement | Sunday, 30 Oct 2016
(OTTAWA) October 30, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada issued the following statement to mark the first day of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as well as Bandi Chhor Divas, the Sikh Day of...

Statement on Yom Kippur 2016

Statement | Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016
(OTTAWA) October 11-12, 2016 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich–Gulf Islands) issued the following statement on the occasion of Yom Kippur: “Today at sundown marks the...

Statement on International Day of the Girl 2016

Statement | Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following call to action regarding International Day of the Girl: “Developed nations have a...