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Liberals embrace long-standing Green Party policy to lower small business tax rate to 9 per cent

Media Release | Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Still no necessary changes to large corporate tax rate (OTTAWA) October 16, 2017 – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement at the start of Small Business Week: “We are pleased that...

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...

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...

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...

Focus on large corporate tax rate, not small business

Media Release | Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax reforms aimed at Canadian small businesses cast too wide a net. Instead of rushed tax...

Canada’s refusal to sign U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons threatens security council seat

Media Release | Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA)  – ”Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s refusal to sign on to the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons is threatening Canada’s chances at securing a seat once again on the Security...

Statement on ongoing violence, displacement against Muslim minority Rohingyas in Myanmar

Media Release | Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement: “International human rights groups are reporting that an estimated 370,000 Rohingyas, a stateless, mostly Muslim minority in the...