Media Releases

  • Harper Conservatives Weaken Fisheries Protection

    Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 - In the guise of merely clarifying the Fisheries Act, the Harper Conservatives have introduced changes with the potential to remove federal protection of ecosystems across Canada. "As the Fisheries...
  • Earth Day More Important than Ever

    Sunday, 22 Apr 2012 - SIDNEY, BC - Since the first Earth Day in 1970, Canada has seen steady progress in environmental legislation and protections  -- until this year. This Earth Week was marked by announcements from the...
  • Thank you volunteers!

    Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 - April 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week across Canada. The Green Party of Canada sends a sincere thank you to all of the many volunteers across the country who engage in their communities. "All...
  • May’s bill would end shark fin sales

    Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 - SIDNEY, BC - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, has tabled the first Green Party bill:  Bill C-417 An Act to amend the Fish...
  • Harper assault on environment continues

    Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 - SIDNEY, BC -- Prime Minister Harper has dropped any pretence that he cares about Canada’s natural environment, reducing the federal government’s oversight role to miniscule proportions. “It is full...
  • Charter of Rights and Freedoms being threatened

    Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 - SIDNEY, BC – An increasing number of Canadians are aware of the Harper Conservatives’ attacks on our democracy – proroguing and contempt of Parliament, limiting debate, secret committee hearings –...
  • Need for Land Mine Awareness Continues

    Wednesday, 04 Apr 2012 - OTTAWA - April 4th marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, raising awareness about the damaging consequences of explosive remnants of war. “There are countless...
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