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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...

National carbon pricing plan won't fix weak climate targets

Monday, 03 Oct 2016 -   (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement in response to a national carbon pricing plan: “I commend the Trudeau administration for being first to implement a national...

Elizabeth May files submission with Kinder Morgan pipeline review panel; public input deadline Friday

Thursday, 29 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), filed a submission today to the ministerial panel appointed to conduct further consultation on Kinder Morgan’...

Approval of Petronas LNG project further sabotages Canada’s climate action commitments

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement in response to the federal government’s approval of a liquified natural gas (LNG) project for Flora Bank/Lelu Island in northern...

Statement on release of Canadian-Iranian Dr. Homa Hoodfar

Monday, 26 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following the reported release of Dr. Homa Hoodfar from Iranian prison: “I am hugely relieved at this news. Dr. Hoodfar's...

Green Party calls on federal ministers to block oil and gas exploration permits in Gulf of St Lawrence

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada and Green Party of Nova Scotia released the following joint statement that calls on federal ministers to prevent offshore drilling exploration from continuing in...

Liberals cave on climate – leaving weak Conservative targets in place

Monday, 19 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following the announcement Sunday morning by Environment and Climate Change Minister, the Hon. Catherine McKenna, during an...

Statement on removal of Shadow Cabinet members

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2016 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada is aware of recent comments published by some Shadow Cabinet members and former candidates regarding the views of a provincial leader. Members are free to express...
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