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Statement on International Day of the Girl

Statement | Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) October 11, 2017 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “International Day of the Girl aims to highlight and...

Statement on Thanksgiving

Statement | Monday, 09 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “For many Canadians, Thanksgiving is a time to come together and share a...

Bill C-45: Elizabeth May submits amendments to the Cannabis Act to protect criminalized youth, marginalized groups

Media Release | Friday, 06 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 18 amendments to Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which went through clause-by-clause consideration at...

Green Party of Canada welcomes BC referendum on proportional representation

Media Release | Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “As a strong majority of British Columbians desire, the BC government is...

Energy East cancelled due to low oil prices, poor business model

Media Release | Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “Today’s announcement from TransCanada to cancel plans for the Energy East pipeline will be celebrated by many Canadians – those...

Statement on World Teachers’ Day

Statement | Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich – Gulf Islands), issued the following statement on World Teachers’ Day: “Canadians owe a huge debt to our dedicated teachers...

Liberals not acting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, "nowhere near ‎ready to adapt to impacts of climate change,” says Environment Commissioner

Media Release | Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
(OTTAWA) – ”Today’s Reports from the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development reveal that the Liberals are failing to take leadership on climate action,” said Elizabeth May, Leader...

Statement on Yom Kippur

Statement | Friday, 29 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Yom Kippur: “Tonight at sundown marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, the...

Restore funding to Canada’s high Arctic research station, The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL)

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada (GPC) released the following statement regarding the planned closure to Canada’s high Arctic research station, The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research...

Greens announce candidate for Lac-Saint-Jean byelection

Media Release | Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
Montreal — The Green Party of Canada announces Yves Laporte as its candidate in the riding of Lac-Saint-Jean for the Oct. 23 byelection. Yves is a pianist and resides in Chicoutimi. He completed a...