Media Releases

Statement on Fall Fiscal Update

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “The fall fiscal update claims nothing but sunny skies for Canada’s economy...

Statement on United Nations Day

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement for United Nations (UN) Day: “United Nations Day marks the anniversary of...

Greens support forestry workers while protecting our forests

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 - Montreal − Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), expressed the Green Party’s opposition to the Conservative Party’s motion in the House today concerning...

Statement on Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar, and Rohingya humanitarian crisis

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 - (Ottawa) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the appointment of Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar: “I congratulate Bob Rae on this special appointment and commend the...

Green Party congratulates New Zealand on formation of government coalition

Friday, 20 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) -- The Green Party of Canada released the following statement upon receiving news of the latest government coalition in New Zealand: “On behalf of Canadian Greens, I would like to...

Liberals embrace long-standing Green Party policy to lower small business tax rate to 9 per cent

Monday, 16 Oct 2017 - Still no necessary changes to large corporate tax rate (OTTAWA) October 16, 2017 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement at the start of Small Business Week: “We are pleased that...

Bill C-45: Elizabeth May submits amendments to the Cannabis Act to protect criminalized youth, marginalized groups

Friday, 06 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 18 amendments to Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which went through clause-by-clause consideration at...

Green Party of Canada welcomes BC referendum on proportional representation

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “As a strong majority of British Columbians desire, the BC government is...

Energy East cancelled due to low oil prices, poor business model

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “Today’s announcement from TransCanada to cancel plans for the Energy East pipeline will be celebrated by many Canadians – those...

Liberals not acting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, "nowhere near ‎ready to adapt to impacts of climate change,” says Environment Commissioner

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 - (OTTAWA) – ”Today’s Reports from the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development reveal that the Liberals are failing to take leadership on climate action,” said Elizabeth May, Leader...
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