Media Releases

  • Local jobs lost while NEB favours foreign industry

    Monday, 06 Feb 2012 - OTTAWA -- The Burnaby Chevron refinery is at risk of closing because of decisions by the National Energy Board (NEB) and Kinder Morgan Canada, who operate the Trans Mountain Pipeline from Edmonton to...
  • New Monitoring System Only First Step

    Sunday, 05 Feb 2012 - OTTAWA -- News that the Alberta oil sands will finally have some monitoring in place is welcome, though more will be needed, say the Greens.  “We are finally moving from a negligent and illegal lack...
  • EMD Closure a Blow for Ontario Jobs and Economy

    Friday, 03 Feb 2012 - LONDON, ONTARIO -- The Green Parties of Canada (GPC) and Ontario (GPO) are calling on government officials to contact Caterpillar/Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) to encourage them to reconsider closure...
  • Greens on the rise

    Friday, 03 Feb 2012 - OTTAWA -- Final results show the Green Party of Canada had record breaking fundraising results in 2011.   With the Greens’ success in electing Leader Elizabeth May to the House of Commons and Deputy...
  • Green Party Calls for “Victims First” Model of Justice

    Thursday, 02 Feb 2012 - OTTAWA – The Green Party fully supports the recommendations of Canada’s Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, Sue O’Sullivan released in a special report – Shifting the Conversation. “The Green...
  • World Wetlands Day

    Thursday, 02 Feb 2012 - OTTAWA -- Greens all over the world will celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2nd, commemorating the 1971 signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (the Ramsar Convention...
  • Brinkmanship Diplomacy with Iran Counter-Productive

    Thursday, 02 Feb 2012 - OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada is calling on the European Community to reconsider its Iranian oil boycott in reaction to the real or perceived threat that Iran is actively developing nuclear...
  • CAPP Principles Can’t Greenwash Fracking Problems

    Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 - OTTAWA - The new voluntary principles for fracking released by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) will make no difference, according to Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May...
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