Media Releases

Bill C-51 Could Allow the Government to Use Evidence Obtained Through Torture in Secret Security Certificate Proceedings

Friday, 06 Mar 2015 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada is concerned that an obscure provision in Part 5 of Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015, could allow the government to use evidence obtained through torture...

Green Party supports BC Greens’ opposition to Bill 12

Thursday, 05 Mar 2015 - Elizabeth May strongly opposed to bill that could exempt LNG plants from Species at Risk Act (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada supports Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head and Deputy Leader...

Greens outraged as Conservative Senator tries to kill Transgender Rights Bill

Friday, 27 Feb 2015 - Elizabeth May calls on the Senate to reject Committee’s amendments (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, appeals to the...

Deborah Coyne appointed as a senior policy advisor to the Leader of the Green Party

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 - (OTTAWA) -  Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands, is pleased to announce the appointment of constitutional expert, Deborah Coyne, as a...

On the right side of history – Inquiry necessary to end violence

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 - Indigenous Affairs Critic Lorraine Rekmans calls for an end to violence against Indigenous women (OTTAWA) -  Lorraine Rekmans, Indigenous Affairs Critic for the Green Party of Canada and candidate...

Why the Greens will vote against the watered down Reform Act

Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 - (OTTAWA) - The Green caucus in the House of Commons will vote against the amended version of The Reform Act, 2014, which was introduced by Conservative MP Michael Chong.  Elizabeth May, Leader of the...

Jo-Ann Roberts appointed new Culture and Heritage Critic for the Green Party

Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 - “We need more Members of Parliament like Jo-Ann, who will fight to preserve our collective heritage.” – Elizabeth May (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of...

Educate RCMP on Climate Change, Greens demand

Monday, 23 Feb 2015 - (OTTAWA)– Today in Question Period, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, asked Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, what steps he ...

Green Party welcomes Lorraine Rekmans as candidate for Leeds – Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Monday, 23 Feb 2015 - “Lorraine’s knowledge of the many issues facing Canada’s Indigenous communities, including the plight of missing and murdered Indigenous women, makes her an exceptional candidate.”- Elizabeth May (...

Fran Hunt-Jinnouchi appointed Status of Women Critic for the Green Party

Monday, 23 Feb 2015 - “As the critic for Status of Women, Fran will use her experiences in community development to work towards the end of violence against women.” – Elizabeth May (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the...

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