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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...

Statement on National Day of Mourning 2017

Statement | Friday, 28 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on the National Day of Mourning: “Every year on April 28, flags on...

Statement on National Volunteer Week

Statement | Monday, 24 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), issued the following statement during National Volunteer Week: “National Volunteer Week is a time to...

Statement on Yom HaShoah

Statement | Sunday, 23 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day: “The lessons of the...

Statement on Earth Day 2017

Statement | Friday, 21 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement on Earth Day 2017: “Last year, Earth Day marked the momentous occasion of the signing of the Paris Agreement, when Canada joined...

Statement for Easter 2017

Statement | Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) – As many Canadians gather this weekend for invaluable time with family and friends, the Green Party of Canada extends best wishes to everyone celebrating Easter. For Christians, Good Friday...

Statement for Vaisakhi 2017

Statement | Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
(OTTAWA) – The Green Party of Canada extends best wishes to all Sikh-Canadians for a peaceful and joyous Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi celebrates the creation of the Khalsa by Guru Gobind Singh Ji, and is also...