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On National Aboriginal Day, systemic discrimination continues for Indigenous Peoples

Statement | Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) - As Canada gears up to celebrate its 150th anniversary, also known as the 150th anniversary of Confederation, many Indigenous peoples in Canada will be struggling with unresolved human...

Statement on World Refugee Day 2017

Statement | Monday, 19 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement for World Refugee Day: “The consequences of conflict and climate change continue to push the world’s refugee crisis to previously...

Statement on World Oceans Day 2017

Statement | Thursday, 08 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on World Oceans Day: “Threats to our oceans are increasing due to the...

Statement on World Environment Day and Canadian Environment Week

Statement | Sunday, 04 Jun 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada recognizes World Environment Day and Canadian Environment Week: Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), said: “World...

Statement for National Tourism Week

Statement | Wednesday, 31 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement for National Tourism Week: “This week is an opportunity to highlight the...

Statement on Ramadan 2017

Statement | Friday, 26 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada released the following statement to mark the beginning of Ramadan: “Today at sunset marks the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims across Canada...

Statement on Victoria Day 2017

Statement | Monday, 22 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Victoria Day: “Today, we recognize the official birthday of Her Majesty...

Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Statement | Wednesday, 17 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: “In...

Statement on Vesak Day 2017

Statement | Tuesday, 09 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – Vesak Day is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world to remember the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha – the founder of Buddhism. “The Buddha’s life...

Mental Health Week: Reforms needed to mental health services to improve well-being and boost the economy

Statement | Wednesday, 03 May 2017
(OTTAWA) – During Mental Health Week, the Green Party of Canada is highlighting the personal, social, and economic benefits that can be gained from strengthening mental health services across the...