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Electoral reform can be saved, despite Liberals rejecting report

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - (OTTAWA) – Despite today’s defeat in parliament, the Green Party of Canada will continue to advocate for the government to accept recommendations from the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.  “...

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...
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