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Green policy called for stricter rules on tug-barge traffic before Bella Bella sinking disaster

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada is calling on Transport Minister Marc Garneau to follow through on a Liberal campaign promise to ban oil tanker traffic on B.C.’s north coast following a...

Two former federal Green candidates elected to municipal councils in Halifax and Amherst, Nova Scotia

Monday, 17 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) October 17, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following the municipal election of former GPC candidates Richard Zurawski in Halifax and Jason Blanch in...

Green Party of Canada critic takes on Welfare Food Challenge to mark World Food Day

Sunday, 16 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) October 16, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on World Food Day and to mark the 5th annual Raise the Rates Welfare Food Challenge in British Columbia: “World...

Statement on death of Jim Prentice

Friday, 14 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “I’m heartbroken to hear my friend Jim Prentice was killed last night in a...

Green European MEP José Bové permitted to stay in Canada after public outcry

Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) October 12, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following news Green European MEP José Bové is now permitted to stay in Canada for seven days after initially...

Green Party of Canada condemns decision to bar European Green MEP José Bové from entry to Canada

Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada is condemning a decision by Canada Border Services Agency to bar Green European Parliament MEP José Bové from entering Canada Tuesday night. Despite having a...

Elizabeth May statement on Global Dignity Day 2016

Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) October 12, 2016 - Today, the Green Party of Canada is pleased to join Canadians across the country and 60 other nations in celebrating the 10th annual Global Dignity Day. “The most...

Statement regarding interception of Women's Peace Boat to Gaza on Oct. 6

Friday, 07 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada calls upon the government of Israel to release the members of the Women’s Peace Boat, intercepted Thursday morning off the coast of Gaza. The Peace Boat sailed...

Liberals must act on sloppy record keeping, mismanaged tracking for nuclear safety inspections

Wednesday, 05 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following an audit by the federal Environment Commissioner, Julie Gelfand, on nuclear safety inspections: “This alarming report...

Nova Scotia Greens call on McNeil government to continue talks on carbon pricing

Tuesday, 04 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The McNeil government is rejecting climate change science by refusing to participate in talks with Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna. On Monday, Nova Scotia...
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