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Premiers, Trudeau must deliver on climate action at First Ministers Meeting

Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The clock is ticking for the Liberal government to live up to its climate action promises, said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). Ms. May and...

Canada-EU trade deal still gives foreign companies upper hand

Monday, 29 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The “legal scrubbing” of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) – announced today by International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland – does little to...

Canadians want Proportional Representation – and a Green voice at the table

Thursday, 25 Feb 2016 - The Green Party of Canada supports a broad coalition of groups advocating for proportional representation to replace the First Past the Post electoral system. “The vast majority of modern democracies...

Green Party of Canada pushes for climate action ahead of First Minister's Meeting

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada supports a coalition of environmental groups across North America calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to implement an evidence-based climate test for all...

Elizabeth May questions Site ‘C’ permits issued during federal election campaign

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Today during Question Period, Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) questioned why the previous government issued 14 permits for work on the $9-billion...

Withdrawing Canada from Kyoto Protocol a purely political move, budget numbers reveal

Friday, 19 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Numbers released today show the Harper government saved only $596,000 by legally withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC...

Green Party of Canada supports end to Canada’s bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria

Monday, 08 Feb 2016 -   (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (Saanich – Gulf Islands), released the following statement in response to Canada’s revised policy to address the ongoing crises in Iraq...

Green Party of Canada applauds cancellation of Mother Canada monument in National Park

Friday, 05 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada applauds a decision today by Parks Canada to cancel the controversial Mother Canada monument in Cape Breton Islands National Park. “The privatization of a chunk...

Trans Pacific Partnership not a done deal, says Elizabeth May

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) - Following Canada’s signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership yesterday in New Zealand, the Green Party of Canada is reiterating its staunch opposition to the current trade deal. “As...

Elizabeth May congratulates B.C. Green Party candidates on strong showing in by-elections

Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016 - (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), congratulates two B.C. Green Party candidates on their strong showing in Tuesday’s by-elections. In...
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