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Statement on ongoing violence, displacement against Muslim minority Rohingyas in Myanmar

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “International human rights groups are reporting that an estimated 370,000 Rohingyas, a stateless, mostly Muslim minority in the...

Prominent environmentalists, First Nations call on Trudeau to keep promise on restoring environmental protections

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017 - (VANCOUVER)  – Today in Vancouver, Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) joined David Suzuki and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian...

Statement on BC government’s Kinder Morgan challenge

Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the BC government to retain Justice Thomas Berger as outside counsel...

Liberals quietly backtrack on promised reforms on environmental protection

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “The Liberals are consulting people to death and then ignoring the evidence...

Statement for Hiroshima Nagasaki Day

Sunday, 06 Aug 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement:  "The mushroom cloud rose over Hiroshima on this day 72 years ago, and over...

Unprecedented right whale deaths in Gulf of St. Lawrence requires government action

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement: “News today of the death of another North Atlantic right whale, a highly endangered species, and an...

NAFTA renegotiation an opportunity to remove perverse aspects

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), is calling on Canada to strengthen environmental protections and ensure our public healthcare system, water...

Liberal Government of Canada must intervene in land claim at Oka

Monday, 17 Jul 2017 - (OTTAWA) – “The Liberal Government of Canada has an opportunity to make good on its claims to be champions of reconciliation, and intervene in the conflict which has arisen at Oka,” said Elizabeth...

Green Party calls for reversal of government decision that misleads Canadian consumers

Monday, 17 Jul 2017 - (OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada is dismayed by the recent decision of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to reverse its earlier decision, which called for goods produced in illegal...

Justin Trudeau asked to intervene on behalf of human rights advocates in Turkey

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being requested to apply pressure on the Turkish government over its increasingly repressive crackdown on political dissent, following a July 2016 failed...
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