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Justice and Reconciliation for Indigenous Peoples of Canada

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperAs the Truth and Reconciliation Commission so clearly and eloquently sets out, a full recognition and address of the lingering, multigenerational effects of...

A comprehensive overhaul of our immigration and refugee protection system

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background papers Immigration is first and foremost about citizenship. Any reform must be accomplished in a way that strengthens our social fabric and is consistent with our...

Eliminate the infrastructure deficit - grow jobs and the economy

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper If only upgrading Canada’s basic infrastructure were as easy as upgrading our digital gadgets. Maybe then we would not be facing a backlog of construction and...

Invest in workers and workplaces

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform backgound paper Change is the only constant in the modern Canadian workplace. Technology and global economic patterns are transforming job markets.  To survive in today’s employment...

Retirement security; income security for persons with disabilities; our veterans

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper We are living longer.  While this is unquestionably good news, a great many of us haven’t saved enough for a longer retirement. A weak economy has caused...

Build the foundations of a dynamic sustainable economy

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperThe need for sustainability, energy efficiency, and secure energy supplies is changing the way we think about and do business.  The shift to a sustainable...

Federal fiscal transfers with purpose: equalization, housing, childcare, PSE

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC platform background paperOur country is diverse in ways that enrich us. Our varied geography and multicultural population create huge advantages. Yet we also have unacceptable levels of...

Fair taxation and a liveable income

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperThe Green Party is deeply concerned about the widening income gap, and the steadily increasing numbers of people trapped in the low-wage economy – workers,...

Green Party’s Climate Change Plan

Backgrounder | Monday, 15 Jun 2015
The climate is changing in harmful and risky ways due to our profligate use of fossil fuels. Despite this fact, the Conservative administration prefers to shoot the messengers. Political interference...

Agriculture and a Food Strategy for Canada

Backgrounder | Monday, 15 Jun 2015
GPC platform background paperCanada needs an innovative forward-thinking food strategy – one that promotes food security, food safety, and healthy food. We must protect the soil we depend upon. The...