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CETA negotiations grind to a halt – for good reason

Friday, 21 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) October 21, 2016 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following a breakdown of negotiations regarding the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA...

Small Business Week: Elizabeth May’s Private Member’s Bill would make small business a priority for all new legislation

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement during Small Business Week: “In May 2015, I introduced a Private Member’s Bill that would ensure that the federal government...

Green vote more than doubles in PEI Summerside-Wilmot byelection

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “Congratulations to PEI Green Deputy Leader Lynne Lund for her strong...

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...
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