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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...

Green Party of Canada congratulates BC Greens on unprecedented breakthrough

Media Release | Wednesday, 10 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), congratulates the BC Greens and Leader Andrew Weaver on their unprecedented breakthrough in British Columbia...

Statement on World Press Freedom Day

Media Release | Wednesday, 03 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), issued the following statement on World Press Freedom Day: “A free press plays an integral role in a healthy...

Greens pleased with C-51 committee report, but urge government to go further

Media Release | Tuesday, 02 May 2017
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) released the following statement regarding today’s tabling of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and...

Greens celebrate sixth anniversary of electoral breakthrough

Media Release | Tuesday, 02 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Six years ago today, the Green Party of Canada won its first seat when Elizabeth May defeated a sitting Conservative Cabinet minister. With exceptionally high voter turn-out, nearly 75 per...

Statement on Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute and exporting of raw logs

Media Release | Monday, 01 May 2017
(OTTAWA) –The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on the latest developments in the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute: “Canada and the U.S. had an opportunity to put a new...

Greens urge federal-provincial funding for Ontario high-speed rail

Media Release | Monday, 01 May 2017
(OTTAWA) May 1, 2017 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), and Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario, are calling for joint federal-...

Ottawa joins 300 cities for People’s Climate March to mark Trump’s first 100 days

Media Release | Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) – On April 29, Ottawa residents concerned about Climate, Jobs and Justice will march from Laurier Avenue, in front of Ottawa City Hall, to the U.S. Embassy to coincide with the 100th day of...

Canada’s lakes and rivers will remain unprotected under weak Transport Committee recommendations

Media Release | Monday, 24 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “After reading the report of the Standing Committee on Transport,...