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    Statement from the Green Party on HIV/AIDS Awareness Week

    Statement | Monday, 24 Nov 2014
    (OTTAWA) – Today marks the start of Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Week leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1st. This week, organizations throughout the country will focus their efforts to raise...

    Statement by the Green Party on Universal Children’s Day

    Statement | Thursday, 20 Nov 2014
    (OTTAWA) – Each November 20 marks Universal Children’s Day. The Green Party of Canada supports the rights of Canadian children as established in the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of...

    Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Statement | Thursday, 20 Nov 2014
    (OTTAWA) – November 20 is recognized as Transgender Day of Remembrance. The Green Party of Canada supports legislation to ensure that transgender Canadians are given the same equality and protection...

    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...