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Canada Needs to Join IRENA

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada supports Stephane Dion's motion for Canada to join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which the House votes on this Wednesday, June 17.  The Greens...

H1N1 Flu: Overcrowded Hospitals and Overcrowded Hog Farms

Monday, 15 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--Canadians are right to be alarmed over the pandemic of H1N1 flu virus, but the spread of the virus raises larger questions about the state of Canadian health care and the state of agriculture...

July 11: Srebrenica Remembrance Day in Canada

Friday, 12 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada urges the Government of Canada to declare July 11th as Srebrenica Remembrance Day in recognition of the 14th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia and...

Isotopes, Wind Power and the Tar Sands: the Raitt Tapes

Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA-- In the wake of a media storm over missteps by Minister of Natural Resources Lisa Raitt, Environment Minister Jim Prentice has announced a federal carbon-offset scheme.  "From the lost tapes...

Green Party of Canada Congratulates Nova Scotia Greens

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA – Green Party of Canada congratulates the Green Party of Nova Scotia and Leader Ryan Watson on the Party’s result in the Nova Scotia provincial election. The Nova Scotia Greens ran a full...

Green Party Gravely Concerned Over Suspension of Civil Liberties and Use of Military Force in Peru

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party is gravely concerned with the chosen actions of Peruvian President Garcia to end indigenous protests in the Amazon.  "This is not the first time President Garcia has suspended...

Accountability Takes Another Hit with Changes to MP Conflict-of-Interest Rules

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is stunned with the news that MPs approved changes to the House of Commons conflict-of-interest code after a secret committee meeting, with the result that cash and...

Statement by Green Leader Elizabeth May on the Lisa Raitt Tapes

Tuesday, 09 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA—Elizabeth May, Leader of Canada’s Greens, addressed the Lisa Raitt Tapes at a press conference this morning, “Ms. Raitt must retender her resignation immediately.  The insensitive nature of...

MPs Dropping Ball on Climate, say Greens

Tuesday, 09 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is horrified today after reading research that shows Canadian MPs’ questions about climate change in the House of Commons made up only a measly 3.7% of all...

World Oceans Day

Monday, 08 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--It is World Oceans Day, but unfortunately Canada’s environmental policies seem to be sinking into the depths, said the Green Party of Canada.  Officially recognized by the United Nations this...

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