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Statement on International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2016

Statement | Sunday, 29 May 2016
(OTTAWA) May 29, 2016 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), issued the following statement on International Day of UN Peacekeepers: “Peacekeeping is a...

North Bay and Sudbury Town Hall Meetings on Electoral Reform

Statement | Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Monday night (May 16) Fair Vote Canada and the Federal Green Party of Canada teamed up at St. Andrew’s United Church to an audience of several dozen people to discuss how to make Canada more...

Green Party of Canada statement on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Statement | Thursday, 05 May 2016
(OTTAWA) May 5, 2016 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day: “Today, as Jewish...

Statement from Elizabeth May for Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Statement | Sunday, 01 May 2016
(OTTAWA) - “This year, Lyme Disease Awareness month presents a time to reflect on those Canadians affected by Lyme Disease as well as an opportunity for action. From May 15th-17th, in accordance with...

Green Party Statement on National Day of Mourning

Statement | Thursday, 28 Apr 2016
Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, issued the following statement on the 25th National Day of Mourning: “On April 28, we remember those who have lost their lives or have been injured...

30 years after Chernobyl

Statement | Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016
OTTAWA - 30 years after the Chernobyl disaster, the world once again pauses to remember the horrible tragedy and consider whether nuclear power is worth the risk. “Any short term benefits of nuclear...

Chag Sameach - Green Party of Canada Statement on Passover

Statement | Friday, 22 Apr 2016
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada wishes a happy holiday to everyone around the world celebrating Passover, which begins today at sundown. Passover commemorates liberation from oppression, serving...

Green Party of Canada Statement on World Health Day 2016

Statement | Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement for World Health Day 2016: “This year’s World Health Day focus is on diabetes, which affects an estimated 9 million Canadians and...

Statement from Elizabeth May on the appointment of Prof. Michael Lynk as U.N. Special Rapporteur

Statement | Friday, 01 Apr 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), sent the following letter to the office of Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion, regarding the confirmed...

Green Party of Canada Supports Demands of Black Lives Matter Toronto Tent City

Statement | Thursday, 31 Mar 2016
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “The demands of Black Lives Matter Toronto Tent City require urgent...