Media Releases

  • Mesothelioma Awareness Day

    Monday, 26 Sep 2011 - The extremely aggressive cancer mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, often appearing ten to fifty years after the exposure.  On September 26th, the Green Party of Canada wants to help...
  • Goodbye to a Hero: Wangari Maathai

    Monday, 26 Sep 2011 - The Green Party of Canada is saddened by the news of the death of Wangari Maathai from cancer at the age of 71.  "This is a great loss to the world," said Leader Elizabeth May. "We will endeavour to...
  • May presents petition to end Shark Finning

    Sunday, 25 Sep 2011 - OTTAWA - In the House of Commons today, Green Leader and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May presented a petition calling on the federal government to take action against...
  • Greens celebrate World Rivers Day

    Sunday, 25 Sep 2011 - OTTAWA -  World Rivers Day, September 25th, is a global day of celebration of our rivers and wetlands.  The Green Party of Canada urges all Canadians to get involved in the numerous events happening...
  • Greens part of Moving Planet, Saturday, September 24

    Saturday, 24 Sep 2011 - OTTAWA - This weekend, Canadian Greens will be taking part in a global movement to make the shift away from fossil fuels as part of our effort to solve the climate crisis.  Moving Planet, spearheaded...
  • Green Party celebrates Car Free Day

    Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 - OTTAWA - September 22 is World Car Free Day, a day for everyone to try out daily life without the use of a car.  “Reducing our reliance on cars, especially single occupancy car trips, is a...
  • Canada should follow lead of UK on GHG reduction

    Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 - OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada welcomes British Prime Minister David Cameron to Canada and hopes that he can impart some valuable lessons to the Canadian government on how to deal with the...
  • Human trafficking: contempt for human rights

    Saturday, 17 Sep 2011 - OTTAWA - The Green Party applauds the initiative of the group PACT (Persons Against the Crime of Trafficking in Humans) in our capital for rallying against human trafficking. “The trafficking of...
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