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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...

Statement on Lyme Disease Awareness Day 2017

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), release the following statement for Lyme Disease Awareness Day, part of Lyme Disease Awareness Month: “Thanks...

Green Party of Canada congratulates BC Greens on unprecedented breakthrough

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), congratulates the BC Greens and Leader Andrew Weaver on their unprecedented breakthrough in British Columbia...

Statement on World Press Freedom Day

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), issued the following statement on World Press Freedom Day: “A free press plays an integral role in a healthy...

Greens pleased with C-51 committee report, but urge government to go further

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) released the following statement regarding today’s tabling of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and...

Greens celebrate sixth anniversary of electoral breakthrough

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Six years ago today, the Green Party of Canada won its first seat when Elizabeth May defeated a sitting Conservative Cabinet minister. With exceptionally high voter turn-out, nearly 75 per...

Statement on Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute and exporting of raw logs

Monday, 01 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) –The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the latest developments in the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute: “Canada and the U.S. had an opportunity to put a new...

Greens urge federal-provincial funding for Ontario high-speed rail

Monday, 01 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) May 1, 2017 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), and Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario, are calling for joint federal-...
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