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    Statement on World Polio Day

    Statement | Friday, 24 Oct 2014
    October 24 has been designated World Polio Day by Rotary International in honour of the birth of American medical researcher and polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green...

    Statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

    Statement | Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
    OTTAWA – Today marks the first day of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as well as the the Bandi Chhor Divas, the Sikh festival of liberation. On this day, Jains also celebrate the attainment of...

    Statement on the shooting incidents in Ottawa

    Statement | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014
    Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich­–Gulf Islands, has issued the following statement regarding the shooting incidents that occurred at the National War Memorial and...

    Statement on Offshore Drilling in the Gulf of St Lawrence

    Statement | Monday, 20 Oct 2014
     OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada urges the federal government to honour its constitutionally mandated duty to consult with local First Nations before moving any further with plans for offshore...

    Statement on World Food Day

    Statement | Thursday, 16 Oct 2014
    OTTAWA – World Food Day is celebrated each year in honour of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization on October 16, 1945. The theme for World Food Day 2014 is “Family...

    Green Party of Canada extends best wishes for Rosh Hashanah

    Statement | Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014
    OTTAWA – Rosh Hashanah, the first of the Jewish High Holy Days and the beginning of the Jewish New Year, begins tonight at sundown. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for...

    September 22 is Car Free Day

    Statement | Monday, 22 Sep 2014
    OTTAWA – Today is World Car Free Day, an international day of action to promote alternative modes of transportation and a cleaner environment. “Car Free Day is an opportunity to think critically...