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    Fisheries Act to be Gutted

    Media Release | Thursday, 22 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - The Harper Conservatives are continuing to step up its war against environmental regulations by attacking the habitat provisions of the Fisheries Act.  “The Fisheries Act is the cornerstone...

    James sentence should be appealed

    Media Release | Thursday, 22 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada is joining the calls for the Manitoba government to appeal the Graham James sentence.  The former junior hockey coach was sentenced to a paltry two years for...

    Congratulations to Toronto-Danforth Green Team

    Media Release | Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012
    TORONTO - Congratulations go out to Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu and her wonderful team for a well-fought campaign in Toronto-Danforth.  Adriana was neck and neck with the Conservative candidate for much of...

    No Harmony in Environmental Regulations

    Media Release | Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - The Green Party is asking questions today about a press release put out by Environment Canada and the Nova Scotia Department of Environment.  “I think at the very least both governments owe...

    Will Canada lose its water?

    Media Release | Monday, 19 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - With Canada Water Week in full swing, Greens are lamenting the defeat last week of Bill C-267 - a bill to ban bulk water exports. "The defeat of Bill C-267 is a step backwards in protecting...

    Conservatives Break Promise on Bulk Water

    Media Release | Thursday, 15 Mar 2012
        Party Becoming Known for its “Bulk Policy Reversals”  OTTAWA -  Wednesday night`s Conservative vote to kill Bill C-267, An Act Respecting the Preservation of Canada`s Water Resources, was another...

    Canada’s Rivers Require Protection

    Media Release | Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - March 14th is the International Day of Action for Rivers when communities across the world are celebrating rivers and raising awareness of the need to protect and restore rivers.  “The Green...

    Canadian Environmental Assessment -- going, going, gone

    Blog | Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012
    Confession: I am a pack rat who rarely throws out files.  Last night I found the environmental assessment from the first EA process in which I participated.  The Wreck Cove Hydroelectric Project EA...

    Harper Conservatives target environmental reviews

    Media Release | Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012
    OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada fears for the future of environmental regulation in Canada after reading the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development's statutory review of the...