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Nira Dookeran nominated as Green Party of Canada candidate in Ottawa-Vanier

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is pleased to announce the nomination of its candidate, Nira Dookeran, for the 2017 Ottawa-Vanier by-election. “I'm running for the Green Party of Canada because...

Greens congratulate Université Laval on fossil fuel divestment commitment, encourage other universities to follow suit

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada celebrates the actions of Université Laval to commit to divest from all fossil fuel holdings, and is encouraging all Canadian universities, pension funds and...

CETA not a done deal after EU Parliament vote

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada notes that the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) could face years of ratification votes in member countries before it takes full effect...

Canadians rally from coast to coast to hold Trudeau to electoral reform promise

Saturday, 11 Feb 2017 - (OTTAWA) February 11, 2017 - Canadians joined rallies in cities from coast to coast today to demand that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau honour his promise on electoral reform. Elizabeth May, Leader of...

Prime Minister betrays Canadians by abandoning electoral reform promise

Wednesday, 01 Feb 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement following a decision by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to abandon the...

Flawed Mydemocracy.ca survey still supports key PR attributes

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 - (OTTAWA) –  Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement following yesterday's release of the mydemocracy.ca report: “Yesterday's...

Green Party of Canada opposes Saudi armoured vehicles sale, despite Prime Minister’s claim

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2017 - (OTTAWA) – On Jan. 14 at a town hall in London, Ont., a media report stated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed that all parties in the House of Commons had agreed that a $15-billion armoured...

Elizabeth May congratulates incoming Ministers, welcomes new Minister of Democratic Institutions

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement following today’s cabinet appointments: “Congratulations to newly appointed...

Greens call for restoration of federal environmental assessment law

Friday, 23 Dec 2016 - NOTE: Find Elizabeth May's submission to the Expert Panel reviewing environmental assessment law attached as a PDF below. (OTTAWA) - The deadline for submissions to the process put in place by the...

Green Party of Canada supports increased funding for mental health services in proposed Health Accord

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada welcomes the intent of the Federal Ministers of Health and Finance during yesterday’s meeting on health-care funding with provincial and territorial ministers to...
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