Date: 2014/11/14 -- Category/Categories: Blogs

As the debate rages south of the border about the Keystone pipeline, there are some key facts to bear in mind. Every pipeline currently being promoted – whether Alberta to the Pacific (Enbridge and Kinder-Morgan) or Alberta to the Atlantic (Energy East) or Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico (Keystone) – are all about one ...

Date: 2014/11/13 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

The Green Party of Canada would like to mark the launch of the first-ever World Pancreatic Cancer Day in Ottawa by reflecting on pancreatic cancer victims and to those the disease has claimed. Often called ‘the silent killer’, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in Canada and typically affects individuals over the age of ...

Date: 2014/11/12 -- Category/Categories: Blogs

My father, John May, died early this morning. He was born John Walter May but as a 25th wedding anniversary present to my mom took her maiden name as his middle name. So John Middleton May passed away around 7 am this morning Cape Breton time. He was 89. He has suffered from severe dementia ...

Date: 2014/11/12 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

The Green Party of Canada welcomes the historic climate deal reached between the United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China. Today, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping announced their respective country’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gases over the next two decades.  President Obama announced his commitment to cut ...

Date: 2014/11/11 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

Each year on November 11th, Canadians gather in their communities to reflect and pay tribute to the brave men and women of all wars who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The Green Party of Canada pays tribute to these courageous Canadians, who willingly travelled to distant countries to defend the values that we ...

Date: 2014/11/06 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

Efforts to boost protection for the Rouge National Urban Park were rejected last night, as Conservative members of the Environment Committee voted to reject every single one of the 18 amendments submitted by Bruce Hyer, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, as well as others proposed by ...

Date: 2014/11/03 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

The Green Party of Canada supports the key findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report confirms that human influence on the climate, if left unchecked, threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts. The report also states that options are available to mitigate the impact of climate change if countries work collaboratively and immediately ...

Date: 2014/10/29 -- Category/Categories: Blogs

The mood on Parliament Hill remains fraught. It’s a bit hard to describe, but the hugging hasn’t stopped and neither has the need to share and talk about what happened. As details emerge, the questions pile up. Based on the media coverage, a lot of the questions focus on the vulnerabilities of Parliament Hill and ...

Date: 2014/10/24 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

October 24 has been designated World Polio Day by Rotary International, in honour of the birth of American medical researcher and polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has issued the following statement on World Polio Day 2014: “Since the establishment of the ...

Date: 2014/10/23 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Today marks the first day of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as well as the the Bandi Chhor Divas, the Sikh festival of liberation. On this day, Jains also celebrate the attainment of moksha by Mahavira. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has issued the following ...

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