Media Releases

Greens Urge Support for Climate Change Bill

Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is urging all MPs to vote to go ahead with Bill C-311. “We are scant weeks from the Copenhagen climate talks, and Canada's Prime Minister has stated he will not...

Canadian Government Opposes US Clean Air Regulations

Sunday, 18 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is outraged that Canada is opposing a new US Environmental Protection Agency rule that would force freighters in the Great Lakes to stop using polluting fuel.  “We...

SmartStax is Not Smart

Friday, 16 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is joining today with citizens around the planet to support the first “International Day of Action Against Multinational Corporations” initiated by La Via Campesina...

Accountability Gap: Accessing Information on Contaminated Sites

Friday, 16 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--If the federal government is interested in increasing public confidence in its handling, management and remediation of federal contaminated sites, the federal government must review its...

Ministry of Peace

Friday, 16 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada wholeheartedly supports a private members bill introduced this month by NDP MP Bill Siksay and Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis calling for the creation of a Ministry of...

May in Munk Debates

Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--Green Party Leader Elizabeth May will participate in the prestigious Munk Debates on Tuesday, December 1st in Toronto, along with Bjorn Lomborg, Lord Nigel Lawson, and George Monbiot.The...

Canada’s Rivers at Risk

Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada is urging the Canadian government to heed the warnings contained in World Wildlife Fund Canada’s newest report, Canada’s Rivers at Risk-Environmental Flows and...

Landmark Victory Against Sludge

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada sends hearty congratulations to the small village of Elgin, who won a large victory in a court case against dumping industrial sludge onto agricultural land.  "This...

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Friday, 09 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA -- Prevention and treatment of mental illness in Canada is an issue that deserves more attention, says the Green Party of Canada.  Mental Illness Awareness Week is an important reminder to...

Greens Urge Support for Bill C-428

Thursday, 08 Oct 2009 - OTTAWA--The Green Party of Canada has examined the private members' bill put forward by Member of Parliament Dr. Ruby Dhalla. "In our view, this bill is a positive initiative and reasonable step to...

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