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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...

Backgrounder - Omar Khadr

Backgrounder | Monday, 28 Oct 2013
At his trial last week, there were a number of events that could have been taken into account:  Omar is blind in one eye due to shrapnel from the Delta Force bombing of the compound where Omar was...

Important information on Lyme Disease

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 04 Jun 2013

Backgrounder : Canada and FATCA

Backgrounder | Monday, 28 Jan 2013
IRS Tax Collection: Evasion of the US or Invasion of Canada?  The Green Party of Canada is calling on the government of Canada to stand on guard against the demands of the United States (US) for...

Backgrounder: Canada & Climate Change

Backgrounder | Friday, 14 Dec 2012
Canada is required under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to maintain an inventory of overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to submit an annual report.  All of the GHG...

Backgrounder - Green Party amendments to Bill C-45

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012
Parts 1, 2 and 3 The measures in Parts 1 through 3 of C-45 are largely technical changes typical of Budget Implementation legislation. They include: positive steps to encourage investment in clean...