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Elizabeth May calls on German Greens to reject bad trade deal CETA in Berlin, Germany

Media Release | Monday, 19 Jun 2017
  (OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), received a standing ovation following a speech at the Annual General Meeting of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (...

Statement on World Day to Combat Desertification

Media Release | Saturday, 17 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on World Day to Combat Desertification: “On March 21, 2017, Canada...

Committee recommends right to a healthy environment in Canadian Environment Protection Act review

Media Release | Thursday, 15 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement regarding today’s report of the Standing Committee on Environment and...

Elizabeth May: Donald Trump fails to understand Paris Agreement

Media Release | Thursday, 01 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he intends to...

Electoral reform can be saved, despite Liberals rejecting report

Media Release | Wednesday, 31 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Despite today’s defeat in parliament, the Green Party of Canada will continue to advocate for the government to accept recommendations from the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.  “...

DFO quietly cuts funding to key Pacific salmon programs

Media Release | Wednesday, 31 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada is alarmed at reports that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is cutting key programs that help protect Pacific salmon runs. According to a leaked...

Statement on the results of the provincial election in Nova Scotia

Media Release | Wednesday, 31 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement: “On behalf of the Green Party of Canada, I extend my thanks to Nova Scotia Greens Leader, Dr. Thomas...

Elizabeth May congratulates Andrew Weaver and BC Greens on successful negotiations

Media Release | Monday, 29 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “Andrew Weaver and the BC Greens team have demonstrated what Greens do best...

Auditor General slams Liberals for failing to provide numbers in phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

Media Release | Tuesday, 16 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), responded to today’s report from Auditor General Michael Ferguson: “Today’s Auditor General report is...

Statement on Lyme Disease Awareness Day 2017

Media Release | Wednesday, 10 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), release the following statement for Lyme Disease Awareness Day, part of Lyme Disease Awareness Month: “Thanks...