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Congratulations to new BC Greens’ Leader Dr. Andrew Weaver

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA)- Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands), congratulates Dr. Andrew Weaver on his acclamation as the new Leader of the B.C. Green Party. “I would like to...

The Green Party of Canada Commemorates Human Rights Day

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) - Today, on Human Rights Day, the Green Party recognizes the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. “Canada played a lead role...

An opportunity to fix what was broken

Wednesday, 09 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA)  - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands), announced today that she has placed a number of motions on the order paper to serve as a starting point...

Green parliamentarians from around the world call for ‎climate treaty that works

Wednesday, 09 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) - Green MPs meeting on the morning of December 9th (Paris time) reviewed the state of play in current negotiations. "It is clear that the collective commitments from all nations here amount...

Greens Applaud Finland’s plan for a Guaranteed Annual Income

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada applauds the recent announcement by Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila, to implement a Basic Annual Income. It will make Finland the first in the world to provide...

Green Party news from COP21: Canada making a difference

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) -The Green Party of Canada group at COP21 is encouraged by the constructive atmosphere as the negotiations enter the final days.   “It is critical that the community of nations succeed in...

Green Party committed to supporting the Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015 - OTTAWA – The Green Party applauded the government’s plan for extensive consultation with the families and communities of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “Federal action on missing...

Green Party Statement on Hanukkah

Sunday, 06 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) - As Hanukkah begins at sundown this evening, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich - Gulf Islands) would like to extend best wishes to Canada’s Jewish community...

Let’s get the details right: Green Party will play a constructive role in opposition

Friday, 04 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) December 4, 2015 - After watching the Speech from the Throne from COP21 in Paris, Elizabeth May said “I congratulate the new government for a positive and inclusive Speech from the Throne. I...

Greens respond to government’s request for an extension on the Carter decision

Thursday, 03 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) - In response to the announcement today that the government will ask for an extension to the Supreme Court’s deadline in Carter v Canada, Elizabeth May issued the following statement: “When...
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