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Green Party extends “leader’s courtesy” to Jagmeet Singh in Burnaby South by-election

Media Release | Thursday, 16 Aug 2018
(VICTORIA, B.C.) -- Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) announced today that NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has accepted her offer of the “leader’s courtesy”, which means...

“There are no half-measures when it comes to human rights,” says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 09 Aug 2018
(OTTAWA)--The Green Party of Canada stands in solidarity with Minister Freeland in calling for the immediate release of the women's rights activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah. Under the...

Green Party Statement on the 73rd Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima

Statement | Monday, 06 Aug 2018
(OTTAWA) --The Green Party of Canada remembers the hundreds of thousands of victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. The bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki remind us that technological...

Green Party says government must update Canadians on proposed Kinder Morgan buyout

Media Release | Thursday, 19 Jul 2018
(OTTAWA) -- Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) is calling on the Trudeau government to clarify details of its proposed $4.5 billion purchase of the Trans Mountain...

By-election result confirms Green momentum, says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 19 Jul 2018
(OTTAWA) -- Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) says that big gains made by the Green Party of Manitoba in the St. Boniface by-election confirms the growing Green...

Before the Prime Minister leaves for Brussels Elizabeth May urges him to remember Canada’s peacekeeping legacy

Media Release | Monday, 09 Jul 2018
(OTTAWA) -- Green Party Leader Elizabeth May today called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “publicly and forcefully” reject President Donald Trump’s demands for major increases in military...

Elizabeth May endorses recommendations to end human rights violations of Palestinian children

Media Release | Friday, 06 Jul 2018
(OTTAWA) -- Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is supporting a recommendation for the Canadian government to work with international partners to appoint a Special Envoy to promote, monitor and report...

Five-year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy; Statement by Daniel Green, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada

Statement | Friday, 06 Jul 2018
(LAC-MÉGANTIC)--I am writing these words in Lac-Mégantic, five years after the railway tragedy that killed 47 persons. The people of Lac-Mégantic are still trying to heal their wounds. We can imagine...

Statement for Canada Day 2018

Statement | Sunday, 01 Jul 2018
(OTTAWA) — Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich — Gulf Islands), issued the following statement in celebration of Canada Day: “Today we celebrate our beautiful country...

Elizabeth May marks 30th anniversary of Canada’s ground-breaking climate event

Media Release | Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018
(OTTAWA)--Thirty years ago today, Canada established itself as a global climate leader when it hosted a major international scientific conference focused on the threat of climate change. From June 27...