Date: 2020/11/29 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

Good Sunday Morning! And November draws to a close. Tomorrow will be Chrystia Freeland’s Financial Update, to which I will respond from Command Central – my home office in Sidney. I will speak, beamed into the House of Commons on a big screen as the last of the speakers from each Opposition party in reply ...

Date: 2020/11/22 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

Today’s missive is intended to be something you can post on Facebook pages and share with friends by email.  Please share and please take steps to demand better. On Thursday, the long-awaited Climate Accountability Act – full name “An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada’s efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

Date: 2020/11/15 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

Blustery and cold here on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. We have been shivering for a while in unseasonable cold, while for early November, Toronto, Ottawa and much of eastern Canada have been experiencing unseasonable warmth.  Across southern Ontario records were being smashed. It looks like more normal temperatures are returning in Ontario with snow ...

Date: 2020/11/08 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications, Uncategorized

This morning’s newsletter is dedicated to the memory of my brother-in-law, Peter Anthony Kidder, who left this world yesterday morning. Much loved and much missed. (April 15, 1960- November 7,2020)   Good Sunday Morning! Well, the agonizing wait ended yesterday morning with the news that Joe Biden is President-Elect. I am so relieved in so many ways, ...

Date: 2020/11/06 -- Category/Categories: Publications, Week in Review

Week in Review: Nov 2 – 6 (le français suit) This week, MPs debated Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy). This Bill would extend the wage and rent subsidies until June 30th, 2021. Paul spoke to the importance of keeping small businesses afloat during the pandemic. He commended the government for the measures ...

Date: 2020/11/01 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

Green elections and oil pipelines (November 1, 2020) Good Sunday Morning Welcome to our 9th month of pandemic- November. Hard to stay cheerful, but we must keep trying! Getting back to trying to share actual news about oil and pipelines, but first some really good Green news! You all know this by now, but we can ...

Date: 2020/10/25 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

While waiting for election results Good Sunday Morning! As loyal readers, you likely know by now that I write GSM on Saturday. And I usually try to be right on top of the latest news. But today, I am going to take a chance and NOT write about the election results from the two elections ...

Date: 2020/10/23 -- Category/Categories: Publications, Week in Review

Week in Review: October 19 – 23 (le français suit) This week began with an emergency debate on Monday to discuss the ongoing dispute between Indigenous and commercial lobster fishers in Novia Scotia. The debate ran until almost one o’clock in the morning. Greens condemned the violence against Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia. They agreed that the RCMP response to the non-Indigenous protesters, who ...

Date: 2020/10/21 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

October 21, 2020 TORONTO – “The Green Party of Canada will always choose people over politics”, said Green Party Leader Annamie Paul. “Today, that means that we are voting against the motion to create a special committee. We won’t let people in Canada down by indulging in partisan political games when they need us to ...

Date: 2020/10/19 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

October 19, 2020 TORONTO – As the conflict in Nova Scotia continues to spiral, the Green Party of Canada and the Green Party of Nova Scotia issued a joint statement condemning the violence and calling on all leaders to join them in denouncing the criminal acts that have occurred, and urged the RCMP, and the ...

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