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Governments get HST Wrong: The Green Party's Position on HST

Monday, 28 Sep 2009 - Ottawa - The Green Party believes that provincial and federal governments are dead wrong on implementation of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). The HST is a good idea being used in the wrong way....

World Rivers Day, September 27th

Sunday, 27 Sep 2009 - OTTAWA--Today the Green Party of Canada is celebrating World Rivers Day, an annual global acknowledgment of the incredible importance of the planet’s rivers. Many Canadian events are planned for this...

The Debate on Debates: Canadians want Greens in!

Monday, 21 Sep 2009 - OTTAWA-- A new poll conducted by Angus Reid Strategies shows that 73% of Canadians are in favour of including Elizabeth May in the debates, with support strongest in British Columbia. The Green Party...

September 21st: Global Climate Wake-Up Call

Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 - VICTORIA--Green Leader Elizabeth May will participate in the September 21st Global Climate Wake-up Call by attending a Victoria screening of The Age of Stupid, hosted by the BC Sustainable Energy...

Elizabeth May Wins Nomination in Landslide

Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 - SIDNEY, BC--Green Party leader Elizabeth May won a landslide victory in the Green Saanich Gulf Islands nomination contest. “It is so heartening to receive such an overwhelming vote of confidence...

Body Bags and Apologies Are Not Enough

Friday, 18 Sep 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is deeply disturbed by the actions of Health Canada in sending body bags to First Nations reserves struggling with swine flu outbreaks.  "The federal government is...

Greens Call for Real Action on White Collar Crime

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 - OTTAWA – The Green Party is skeptical of the Conservatives' plans for a White Collar Crime bill and is calling for a broad-based approach to tackling economic crimes in Canada.“Canada is widely...

Greens Encourage Cooperation in the House on EI Reform

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party is pleased to see parliamentarians signaling that they may cooperate to pass much-needed EI reforms this fall.“In a minority situation, Canadians want to see the Government...

The Green Party of Canada Wishes a Happy New Year to All Ethiopian Canadians Today

Friday, 11 Sep 2009 - OTTAWA--On this joyous occasion, the Green Party also calls on the Ethiopian government of Meles Zenawi to release opposition leader and political prisoner Birtukan Mideksa, said to be held in a...

Trans-national Passenger Transportation Policy Needed

Tuesday, 08 Sep 2009 - WINNIPEG--The government should step in to protect the mobility of Canadians from being adversely affected by corporate decisions, says the Green Party of Canada, responding to recent threats from...

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