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    Catalyst Pension Problems shows Need for Wider Reform

    Media Release | Tuesday, 05 Jun 2012
    The Green Party of Canada is in full support of the Catalyst pensioners and is urging government action, both to help these workers and prevent future problems.“We have seen these problems come up...

    Speak Out during World Environment Week

    Media Release | Tuesday, 05 Jun 2012
    OTTAWA -- World Environment Week spans June 4th to June 8th, with June 5th being Environment Day. “This is a critical time in Canada.  Our environment is at serious risk of irreparable harm due to...

    MPs Show Support for BlackOutSpeakOut

    Media Release | Monday, 04 Jun 2012
    OTTAWA – Today is BlackOutSpeakOut day when several of Canada’s top environmental groups, along with thousands of Canadian citizens, will “black out” their websites to protest the Harper...

    May Rises on Bill C-38 Point of Order

    Media Release | Monday, 04 Jun 2012
    Watch now! Elizabeth May Rises on Bill C-38 Point of Order OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP Saanich-Gulf Islands, today rose in the House of Commons on a Point of Order relating to Bill...

    May to Raise Bill C-38 Point of Order

    Media Release | Monday, 04 Jun 2012
    OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP Saanich-Gulf Islands, will raise a Point of Order regarding the omnibus “budget” Bill C-38 at 12:00pm.  It will be based on Standing Order 68 (3):  “No...

    Greens applaud FCM for call to protect Fisheries Act

    Media Release | Sunday, 03 Jun 2012
    SASKATOON - The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has passed a motion requesting that the federal government remove sections of Bill C-38 proposing major changes to environmental protection...

    The War of 1812 and the Surrender of 2012

    Blog | Saturday, 02 Jun 2012
    It always struck me as a bit odd, from when I first heard it heralded in the 2011 Speech from the Throne, that Canada was to have a major celebration for the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.  It...

    Killing Environmental Science

    Blog | Friday, 01 Jun 2012
    There has been no announcement of the devastating decision to stop studying the natural world, but the evidence is piling up that such a decision has been taken. It is no secret that Stephen Harper...