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Elizabeth May first federal leader to hit the ground running in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Monday, 25 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA -- Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), campaigned yesterday in downtown Nanaimo, and on Gabriola Island for candidate Paul Manly. Ms. May was the first federal leader...

Turning people away at the border same as building a wall, says Elizabeth May

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) said today that all Canadians should be deeply disturbed by reports that the Trudeau government is considering closing a loophole...

The figures don’t lie: Budget 2019 short-changes the fight against climate change

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA – Although the Trudeau government continues to insist that it’s committed to decisive action on the climate crisis, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2019 federal budget tells a very different...

Will the Liberals deliver a budget that acknowledges the climate emergency?

Monday, 18 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA – Since the last federal budget, the Liberal government has squandered $4.5 billion on an ageing pipeline while committing to spend another $10-13 billion to expand said pipeline. Given that...

Green Party stands with students striking for climate action, in Canada and around the world

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA -- Inspired by the actions of one 16-year-old Swedish girl, students in 50 towns and cities across Canada will join hundreds of thousands of students around the world, to strike on Friday in...

“Local residents deserve credit for Transport Canada action,” says Elizabeth May

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 - SIDNEY, B.C.-- After decades of neglect and cover up, Reay Creek Pond in Sidney, B.C. has finally been designated as a Class 1 contamination site. Transport Canada will begin remediation immediately...

Why won’t Andrew Scheer attend a climate forum in his own riding, asks Elizabeth May

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) will speak at a Climate Forum at the Treaty Four Governance Centre in Fort Qu’appelle, Saskatchewan, on March 13. And she’s...

Green Party leader blasts Trudeau’s non-announcement on SNC-Lavalin affair

Thursday, 07 Mar 2019 - OTTAWA – Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) said today she was astonished by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first full statement on the SNC-Lavalin scandal. "It is...

Green Party renews call for independent inquiry into SNC Lavalin affair

Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 - OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) today renewed her demand for the appointment of an independent non-partisan commissioner to conduct a full public inquiry into the...

Elizabeth May calls out misleading claims in Alberta government’s “Keep Canada Working” campaign

Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 - OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) is calling out the Alberta NDP government for broadcasting misleading claims about the Trans Mountain pipeline in its multi-...
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