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Approval of Petronas LNG project further sabotages Canada’s climate action commitments

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement in response to the federal government’s approval of a liquified natural gas (LNG) project for Flora Bank/Lelu Island in northern...

Statement on release of Canadian-Iranian Dr. Homa Hoodfar

Monday, 26 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following the reported release of Dr. Homa Hoodfar from Iranian prison: “I am hugely relieved at this news. Dr. Hoodfar's...

Green Party calls on federal ministers to block oil and gas exploration permits in Gulf of St Lawrence

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada and Green Party of Nova Scotia released the following joint statement that calls on federal ministers to prevent offshore drilling exploration from continuing in...

Liberals cave on climate – leaving weak Conservative targets in place

Monday, 19 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following the announcement Sunday morning by Environment and Climate Change Minister, the Hon. Catherine McKenna, during an...

Statement on removal of Shadow Cabinet members

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada is aware of recent comments published by some Shadow Cabinet members and former candidates regarding the views of a provincial leader. Members are free to express...

Depression, anxiety cost Canadian economy $50 billion annually; reforms needed to health services

Friday, 02 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is highlighting a Conference Board of Canada report, released on Sept. 1, concerning the adverse impact of two major mental health problems – depression and...

Quebec loses faith in NEB’s Energy East pipeline hearings; Commissioners should be replaced

Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is calling for the replacement of National Energy Board Commissioners overseeing the TransCanada Energy East pipeline hearings, so that legitimacy in the process...

NEB Commissioners should be replaced after secret Energy East meeting: Green Party

Friday, 26 Aug 2016 - (OTTAWA) August 26, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada is calling for the replacement of two National Energy Board Commissioners after they met secretly with former Quebec Premier Jean Charest to...

Elizabeth May to continue as Leader of Green Party of Canada

Monday, 22 Aug 2016 - (OTTAWA) August 22, 2016 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement regarding her leadership decision: “After much reflection...

Endangered species in Saint-Laurent - The Green Party of Canada asks for Federal Intervention

Friday, 12 Aug 2016 - Montreal - The Green Party of Canada (GPC) adds its voice to Montreal environmentalists and birders demanding that Federal Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, use Canada’s Species at Risk Act to...
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