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What happened in our Calgary meeting – and what you will be asked to ratify

Blog | Monday, 05 Dec 2016
We emerged united and energized from a very successful meeting in Calgary. We have reconfirmed our commitment to our traditional core values as a party. These values include the commitment to...

Elizabeth May’s brief on C-51 and national security

Blog | Monday, 28 Nov 2016
Respond to the Online Consultation on National Security before Dec. 15 here. The following is a shortened response to the Green Paper, Our security, Our Rights: National Security Green Paper, 2016....

ERRE: David Suzuki urges committee to support proportional representation

Blog | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016
To Whom It May Concern: My parents were born in Vancouver (1909, 1911) and raised all their lives in Canada.  They couldn't vote until 1948 because they were Japanese ethnically.  Because of the...

U.S. presidential election results show Canada how First Past the Post betrays voter intent

Blog | Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) – The results of the U.S. Presidential race are a stark warning to Canada of how the First Past the Post voting system can betray voters’ intentions. Hillary Clinton received 61,...

Elizabeth May: Electoral reform committee has set records for public consultation – let’s not throw that away

Blog | Friday, 28 Oct 2016
Ever since the Special Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform was created in June, we have had a designation in the House of Commons emails and online presence as ERRE: “Electoral Reform-Réforme...

Elizabeth May: 8,000 year-old ancient relic sand under Petronas LNG pilings

Blog | Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016
How corrupt is the environmental review process? Or how is it that DFO, CEAA and NRCan decided that Petronas LNG was not a threat to the Skeena Salmon? I do not use the word ‘corrupt’ lightly. If not...

Elizabeth May: How to get more women elected to Parliament

Blog | Friday, 07 Oct 2016
This article originally appeared at http://mybackyard.press/index.php/2016/10/07/how-to-get-more-women-elect...With the proportion of women in parliament at an all-time high – 26% and with agender...

Elizabeth May: Winner-take-all voting does not belong in the Green Party

Blog | Monday, 26 Sep 2016
In early October, you will be receiving important information by email.  In addition to more details on the Special Meeting of members (December 3-4 in Calgary), you will be asked to vote on line...

Blog: The Role of Shadow Cabinet members

Blog | Thursday, 15 Sep 2016
Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following blog post: Thanks to those who have sent letters and notes of support.  It is clearly not a happy...

Hot Climate News in Canada

Blog | Saturday, 03 Sep 2016
The summer of 2016 was a record breaker. July was the hottest month ever recorded and 2016 is on track to be the hottest year ever recorded. The heat wave in the United States was described as a ‘...