Media Releases

Taxpayers on the Hook for Nuclear Liability?

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2009 - OTTAWA -- As the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act is being examined by the Natural Resources Committee, the Green Party of Canada is calling on the Canadian government to ensure that...

Freedom of Speech Fundamental to a Democratic Society, Greens

Sunday, 29 Nov 2009 - OTTAWA -- Reports of the detention of an American journalist trying to cross into Canada for a speaking engagement have prompted outrage within the Green Party of Canada.  Amy Goodman was kept at a...

Harper Decides to Attend Climate Negotiations

Friday, 27 Nov 2009 - OTTAWA -- The Green Party of Canada is encouraged by the news that Prime Minister Stephen Harper finally decided to attend the climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month. Harper made his decision...

Greens Call for Passage of Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

Friday, 27 Nov 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party has examined the issues around C-6 (Canada Consumer Product Safety Act) and urges the Senate to pass the Bill so that the safety of Canadians can be better protected.“...

Jacques Rivard Named Deputy Leader of the Greens

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 - MONTREAL -- Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May has chosen Jacques Rivard, former journalist at Radio-Canada, as her new Deputy Leader. Rivard joins Adriane Carr, also Deputy Leader of the...

Announcing Lorraine Banville as Water Critic

Monday, 23 Nov 2009 - MONTREAL -- The Green Party of Canada has just appointed Lorraine Banville to its Shadow Cabinet as their new Water Critic. Ms. Banville, who is a trained biologist and oceanographer, is especially...

Green Party Supports Bloc Quebecois Motion

Monday, 23 Nov 2009 - OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada expressed support of the Bloc Québécois Motion on Copenhagen.  “The Bloc Québécois are absolutely right that we must not go empty-handed to Copenhagen. Voting in...

Announcing Rebecca Harrison as Green Party Candidate and Poverty Elimination Critic

Friday, 20 Nov 2009 - WHITBY-OSHAWA --The Green Party of Canada is pleased and proud to announce Rebecca Harrison as our Critic on Poverty Elimination and nominated candidate for Whitby-Oshawa.  “Rebecca Harrison is an...

Blind Eye to Torture Reprehensible

Friday, 20 Nov 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is reacting with shock and horror to Richard Colvin’s allegations that most detainees handed over to Afghan intelligence forces by Canadian forces over a two-year...

Tribunal on Treatment of First Nations Children Postponed

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 - OTTAWA--A Canadian Human Rights Commission tribunal on the federal government's treatment of First Nations children slated to begin this week has been postponed.“The news is disappointing.  Action is...

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