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    International Day of Older Persons

    Statement | Tuesday, 01 Oct 2013
    OTTAWA – October 1st, designated as International Day of Older Persons, is a day to commemorate the contributions of seniors to our society.   This year’s theme, “The future we want: what older...

    The Quebec Greens Have a New Leader

    Statement | Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013
    OTTAWA – Statement by Elizabeth May, Green Party of Canada Leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands: “I want to congratulate Alex Tyrrell for winning the Quebec Greens’ leadership race and thank all of...

    Statement on Jane Sterk’s Resignation

    Statement | Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013
    OTTAWA – Statement from Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands: “I want to pay tribute to Jane Sterk, who is retiring from the leadership of the BC...

    August 6th is Hiroshima Day

    Statement | Tuesday, 06 Aug 2013
    OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada commemorates today the 68th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bomb attack. The city of Hiroshima, Japan, was bombed on Augusts 6th, 1945. “Now is the time to...

    Greens Mark UN World Refugee Day

    Statement | Thursday, 20 Jun 2013
    It should not come as a surprise that the focus for this year’s UN World Refugee Day, established in 2000 to raise awareness about the plight of refugees, is on the impact of war on families.  The...

    Threats to Oceans Growing “As Never Before”

    Statement | Friday, 07 Jun 2013
    Today is World Oceans Day.  As Green Party Leader Elizabeth May wrote in Embassy News recently, it is “a rare time when we actually turn our attention to the source of life on earth.  As terrestrial...

    UN World Environment Day More Relevant Than Ever

    Statement | Wednesday, 05 Jun 2013
    The Green Party of Canada celebrates the UN’s World Environment Day (WED) today along with nations and citizens around the globe.  Founded in 1972, this annual event is designed to promote positive...

    Green Party Marks International Day for Biodiversity

    Statement | Wednesday, 22 May 2013
    The Green Party today celebrates the UN International Day for Biodiversity (IDB), designed to promote and protect the diversity of our ecosystems, species, genes, even our landscape. The IDB was...