Greens support an excess profit tax on big grocers

On Tuesday June 4th 2024, the New Democratic Party of Canada put forward a motion to apply an excess profits tax on big grocers. Elizabeth and Mike Morrice, MP for Kitchener Centre, both voted in favour: Unofficial Vote Results – Members of Parliament – House of Commons of Canada (

Please watch Elizabeth’s speech on this motion discussing the dual crises of corporate gouging and the climate emergency and how they both drive up food insecurity in Canada here: Elizabeth: Corporate gouging and climate emergency are driving food insecurity in Canada (

Please watch Mike’s speech urging for the implementation of an excess profits tax on big grocers here: Mike: Canada should apply excess profit tax on the biggest grocers (