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Canada has ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’ for proportional representation, says New Zealand Greens Leader

Friday, 05 Aug 2016 - (OTTAWA) August 5, 2016 – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should be applauded for his commitment to electoral reform, says James Shaw, Co-Leader of the Green Party of New Zealand (MP). “For...

Site C: Feds quietly issue permits for project, ignoring First Nations treaty rights

Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 28, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement after learning that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Transport Canada have issued federal permits to...

Green Party Leaders call for immediate release of Canadian-Iranian Dr. Homa Hoodfar

Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 26, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada and Green Party of Québec are calling for the release of Canadian-Iranian citizen and Concordia University Professor Dr. Homa Hoodfar, who was...

Reject $4-billion request for Muskrat Falls and invest in alternative energy projects: Greens

Monday, 25 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 22, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada is urging Prime Minister Trudeau and Cabinet to reject taking on $4 billion in new debt to pay for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam project in...

Green Party calls on Environment Canada to reverse approval of toxic ocean oil spill chemical Corexit

Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 21, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada is calling on Environment Canada and Cabinet to reverse a decision that allows off-shore drilling companies to spray a toxic chemical after an oil...

Green Party of Canada condemns statements made by former candidate

Friday, 15 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 15, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms comments by Monika Schaefer, a former candidate, regarding her views on the Holocaust. “Monika Schaefer’s...

Site C project violates First Nations treaty rights

Saturday, 09 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 9, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the 11th anniversary of the Paddle for the Peace:  “The Paddle for the Peace has defended the natural beauty of...

Greens host electoral reform town hall tours across Canada

Thursday, 07 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 7, 2016 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), along with Deputy Leaders Daniel Green and Bruce Hyer, are encouraging all Members of Parliament...

Statement on the third anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy

Wednesday, 06 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 6, 2016 - "The people of Lac-Mégantic who mourn the 47 victims of the rail disaster three years ago and subsequent suicides call on the government to offer more than its best wishes of...

2016 Council Elections and Resolutions ballot results now available

Monday, 04 Jul 2016 - (OTTAWA) July 4, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the results of the 2016 Council Elections and Resolutions Ballot: 2016 Council Elections results: President –...
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