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Letter to Andrew Scheer RE: Obstruction of S-203 in the Senate

Blog | Thursday, 15 Mar 2018
Dear Mr. Scheer, I am writing to ask you to end the Conservative senators’ obstruction of Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act. Their procedural delay of this legislation...

Gulf Islanders share grain farmers’ frustration over rail system failure, says Elizabeth May

Media Release | Thursday, 15 Mar 2018
(SIDNEY, B.C.) — Residents of B.C.’s Gulf Islands have something in common with Canada’s prairie grain farmers -- growing frustration over the the continuing failure of Canada’s rail freight system...

International Women’s Day a time for celebration and solidarity

Media Release | Thursday, 08 Mar 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada is excited to join with Canadians from across the country in celebrating International Women’s Day 2018. “On International Women’s Day, we come together to...

Green Party applauds EU Court’s ruling against Trade dispute settlement mechanism

Media Release | Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada welcomes yesterday’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) clauses in the Netherlands-Slovakia...

Green Party laments squandered opportunities in 2018 budget

Media Release | Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — Despite increasingly urgent warnings from climate scientists that the window to achieve the Paris target is rapidly closing, the federal budget tabled today does nothing to accelerate...

Getting to Paris target requires more rapid transition off fossil fuels

Media Release | Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — A leaked summary of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the pathway to 1.5 degrees C provides clear warning that Trudeau's climate policy is wholly...

Green Party of Canada celebrates the Chinese New Year

Statement | Friday, 16 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on Chinese New Year, being celebrated today to usher in the Year of the Dog: “The Chinese New Year, celebrated in China and in...

Greens urge NDP to adopt progressive resolutions at policy convention

Media Release | Thursday, 15 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — Ahead of this weekend’s NDP policy convention in Ottawa, the Green Party of Canada is keenly interested in several progressive resolutions on the agenda, and encourages the NDP to stand...

Green Party disappointed at government’s failure to restore environmental protections

Media Release | Thursday, 08 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA) — The Green Party of Canada is disappointed by the Liberal government’s failure to repair the serious damage caused by Harper-era omnibus budget bills C-38 and C-45, which gutted crucial...

Green Party welcomes positive changes to the Fisheries Act

Media Release | Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018
(OTTAWA)  — The Green Party of Canada supports the substantial improvements made to the Fisheries Act in the government bill tabled today. Under omnibus budget bills from 2012, the Conservative...