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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...

Statement on new premier-designate in British Columbia

Friday, 30 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “After the predictable politics of the last seven weeks from outgoing...

Justin Trudeau admits he never intended to consider evidence on electoral reform

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Today, during a media conference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted that he never intended to consider the findings of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform – unless it suited his...

Elizabeth May calls on German Greens to reject bad trade deal CETA in Berlin, Germany

Monday, 19 Jun 2017 -   (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), received a standing ovation following a speech at the Annual General Meeting of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (...

Statement on World Day to Combat Desertification

Saturday, 17 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on World Day to Combat Desertification: “On March 21, 2017, Canada...

Committee recommends right to a healthy environment in Canadian Environment Protection Act review

Thursday, 15 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement regarding today’s report of the Standing Committee on Environment and...
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