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Brief Summary: New Elections Act Changes (C-76)

Blog | Friday, 04 May 2018
On Monday April 30, 2018, a new set of amendments to Canada’s Elections Act was tabled. It is to be known as the Elections Modernization Act, C-76. It could be called the “Undoing Stephen Harper’s...

Elizabeth May Statement on World Press Freedom Day

Statement | Thursday, 03 May 2018
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), issued the following statement on World Press Freedom Day: “In an era when misinformation and ‘fake news’...

A Mayday for democracy: Elizabeth May introduces bill to lower the voting age to 16

Media Release | Tuesday, 01 May 2018
(OTTAWA) -- “The future of democracy belongs to the next generation”, said Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), as she announced her intention to introduce a bill to...

Green Party calls for federal Liberals to step back from promoting Kinder Morgan

Media Release | Thursday, 26 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) – The leader of the Green Party of Canada, Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) says the Liberal government must step back from promoting the Kinder Morgan pipeline amid allegations that...

Elizabeth May aims to protect individual rights and freedoms with amendments to anti-terrorism bill

Media Release | Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 46 amendments to Bill C-59, An Act Respecting National Security Matters. Bill C-59 is the Liberal...

“Canada is falling short” Elizabeth May agrees with the Environment Commissioner’s assessment

Media Release | Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) -- The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand, tabled three reports in Parliament today -- on salmon aquaculture, conserving biodiversity and on Canada’s...

Advisory: Join David Suzuki, Sarah Harmer, Elizabeth May and Mike Schreiner in Guelph for an Earth Day rally

Media Advisory | Thursday, 19 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) -- Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May, David Suzuki and Sarah Harmer will be in Guelph, Ontario for an Earth Day rally in support of Mike Schreiner and the Green Party of Ontario....

Green Party of Canada statement on Israel’s 70th birthday

Statement | Thursday, 19 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada extends our warm wishes to all those celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday, referred to in Hebrew as Yom Ha’atzmaut. “For Jewish-Israelis and in Jewish communities...

Elizabeth May welcomes decision to replace Centre for Plant Health

Media Release | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018
(SIDNEY, B.C.) — Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) is applauding the announcement by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay that the federal...

Green Party condemns Trudeau’s Kinder Morgan bailout

Media Release | Sunday, 15 Apr 2018
(OTTAWA) — Green Party leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) has condemned the Trudeau administration’s latest attempt to force through the completion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain...