Media Releases

Harper Government's Ploy--Using Obama as Cover to Avoid Climate Action: Transparent Negligence

Monday, 01 Jun 2009 - OTTAWA--Conservatives refuse to act on climate change yet again, with Environment Minister Jim Prentice announcing that Canada will have to wait for regulations to cut our greenhouse gas emissions...

Nuclear Firesale

Friday, 29 May 2009 - OTTAWA--The Harper government is finally taking action to address the massive problems within Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) by selling off its nuclear reactor business and finding a private-...

Greens Join Call for Ottawa to Respect Ban on Arms Shows

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 - OTTAWA--Despite a longstanding ban, the city of Ottawa plans to host the country’s largest trade show of military armaments.   Fiercely opposed by peace and social justice activists, the CANSEC event...

Burma: Shock but Not Surprise

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 - OTTAWA -- The Green Party of Canada expresses its shock and outrage with the re-arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese leader and Nobel Peace Laureate.   Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party urges...

Greens Demand Release of Transport Canada Car Seat Safety Study

Tuesday, 26 May 2009 - OTTAWA – The Green Party is demanding the Conservative government release the results of six years worth of car seat safety tests conducted by Transport Canada. The CBC has reported that Transport...

Reality Check: There is No "Plan" to Solve Looming Isotope Crisis

Tuesday, 26 May 2009 - OTTAWA--The nuclear emperor is naked, said the Green Party of Canada today. With a looming radioisotope shortage, the Conservative government still has no plan to move forward and medical...

Green Party Supports Creation of Single National Securities Regulator

Saturday, 23 May 2009 - TORONTO--The Green Party of Canada fully supports the recommendations outlined in the final report of the Expert Panel on Securities Regulation. The Panel's key conclusion is that securities should...

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Friday, 22 May 2009 - OTTAWA--As we examine and reconsider our economic structures in the face of the current uncertainty, the Green Party urges Canadian policy makers to consider the value of our biological diversity as...

Canadians Shouldn’t Have to Look South for Real Change

Thursday, 21 May 2009 - OTTAWA—With GM closing hundreds of dealerships across Canada this week, the Green Party hopes that Canada will fall in line with the recently announced US auto emission standards requiring 40 percent...

Opposition to the Proposed Durham/York P3 Incinerator is Gaining Steam

Wednesday, 20 May 2009 - OTTAWA--Durham York residents are rallying together this week in opposition to a P3 (Public Private Partnership) incinerator proposal that would handle municipal waste from as far away as Toronto. ...

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