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Green Party laments squandered opportunities in 2018 budget

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 - (OTTAWA) — Despite increasingly urgent warnings from climate scientists that the window to achieve the Paris target is rapidly closing, the federal budget tabled today does nothing to accelerate...

Getting to Paris target requires more rapid transition off fossil fuels

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 - (OTTAWA) — A leaked summary of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the pathway to 1.5 degrees C provides clear warning that Trudeau's climate policy is wholly...

Greens urge NDP to adopt progressive resolutions at policy convention

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 - (OTTAWA) — Ahead of this weekend’s NDP policy convention in Ottawa, the Green Party of Canada is keenly interested in several progressive resolutions on the agenda, and encourages the NDP to stand...

Green Party disappointed at government’s failure to restore environmental protections

Thursday, 08 Feb 2018 - (OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada is disappointed by the Liberal government’s failure to repair the serious damage caused by Harper-era omnibus budget bills C-38 and C-45, which gutted crucial...

Green Party welcomes positive changes to the Fisheries Act

Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018 - (OTTAWA)  — The Green Party of Canada supports the substantial improvements made to the Fisheries Act in the government bill tabled today. Under omnibus budget bills from 2012, the Conservative...

Remembering a day of betrayal: Green Party of Canada marks first anniversary of broken promise on electoral reform

Thursday, 01 Feb 2018 - (OTTAWA) — Today marks exactly one year since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau abandoned a central campaign promise — to make the 2015 federal election the last held under the first-past-the-post...

Green Party of Canada launches independent investigation into claims against Elizabeth May

Monday, 29 Jan 2018 - (OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada has begun a formal investigation into allegations against leader Elizabeth May by three former party employees. Ms. May asked the party to launch an independent...

Green Party of Canada statement on first anniversary of Quebec City mosque shooting

Monday, 29 Jan 2018 - (OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the first anniversary of the mass shooting in a Quebec City mosque on January 29 last year: “Although it is very painful to...

Green Party of Canada statement on Toronto Star story on Elizabeth May

Saturday, 27 Jan 2018 - (OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada stands firmly behind Leader Elizabeth May. She is admired and respected by staff, her constituents in Saanich-Gulf Islands, and by the party's members and...

Green Party of Canada condemns Liberal government decision to sign onto the TPP

Thursday, 25 Jan 2018 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is aghast at the Liberal government’s decision to commit Canada to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement without telling Canadians the contents of...
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