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Green Party Supports Amnesty International Call to Release Canada’s Report on Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record

Saturday, 09 Jan 2016 -   (Ottawa) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich – Gulf Islands), called on the government to release a report written in 2015 which assessed Saudi Arabia’s human...

Leaders of the Green Party of Nova Scotia and Canada issue joint statement calling on Nova Scotia to halt plans to reopen Donkin Mine

Thursday, 07 Jan 2016 - (OTTAWA) Nova Scotia Interim Green Party Leader Brynn Nheiley, and Federal Green Party of Canada Leader, Elizabeth May called on the Nova Scotia government to halt any plans to reopen the Donkin coal...

Green Party welcomes Syrian refugees to their new home

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 - (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands),  extends a warm welcome to the first group of Syrian refugees arriving this evening at Pearson...

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...
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