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Responsible environmental stewardship for Canada and the world.

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperCanadians are custodians of a natural heritage of global importance.  At 9.15 million km2, Canada has the second largest land surface of any country. ...

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,...

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...

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...

Backgrounder - Investor-State Treaties

Backgrounder | Friday, 12 Sep 2014
What is an Investor-State Agreement? While investor-state agreements are sometimes associated – or even confused – with free trade agreements, they are not the same. A trade agreement opens up areas...

Guaranteed Livable income

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014
The Green Party is deeply concerned about the widening income gap, and the steadily increasing numbers of people trapped in the low-wage economy – workers, especially our young, who are struggling to...