Media Releases

Statement on new premier-designate in British Columbia

Friday, 30 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “After the predictable politics of the last seven weeks from outgoing...

Justin Trudeau admits he never intended to consider evidence on electoral reform

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Today, during a media conference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted that he never intended to consider the findings of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform – unless it suited his...

Elizabeth May calls on German Greens to reject bad trade deal CETA in Berlin, Germany

Monday, 19 Jun 2017 -   (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), received a standing ovation following a speech at the Annual General Meeting of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (...

Statement on World Day to Combat Desertification

Saturday, 17 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on World Day to Combat Desertification: “On March 21, 2017, Canada...

Committee recommends right to a healthy environment in Canadian Environment Protection Act review

Thursday, 15 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement regarding today’s report of the Standing Committee on Environment and...

Elizabeth May: Donald Trump fails to understand Paris Agreement

Thursday, 01 Jun 2017 - (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he intends to...

Electoral reform can be saved, despite Liberals rejecting report

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Despite today’s defeat in parliament, the Green Party of Canada will continue to advocate for the government to accept recommendations from the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.  “...

DFO quietly cuts funding to key Pacific salmon programs

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is alarmed at reports that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is cutting key programs that help protect Pacific salmon runs. According to a leaked...

Statement on the results of the provincial election in Nova Scotia

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement: “On behalf of the Green Party of Canada, I extend my thanks to Nova Scotia Greens Leader, Dr. Thomas...

Elizabeth May congratulates Andrew Weaver and BC Greens on successful negotiations

Monday, 29 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “Andrew Weaver and the BC Greens team have demonstrated what Greens do best...
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