Media Releases

Statement on the shooting incidents in Ottawa

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich­–Gulf Islands, has issued the following statement regarding the shooting incidents that occurred at the National War Memorial and...
View Article

Statement on Offshore Drilling in the Gulf of St Lawrence

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 -  OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada urges the federal government to honour its constitutionally mandated duty to consult with local First Nations before moving any further with plans for offshore...
View Article

Green Party of Canada speaks out against animal abuse

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party is appalled by the livestock transportation industry’s abuse and neglect of pigs, as revealed by a recent undercover investigation by the organization Mercy for Animals. In...
View Article

Greens call on federal government to honour First Nations treaty rights, say “No” to Site C Dam

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada today calls on the federal government to abide by the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent ruling in the Tsilhqot’in land title case, and to honour the established...
View Article

Today is National All Buffleheads Day

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada today celebrates the annual return of the Bufflehead, the world’s smallest diving duck, to the Saanich Peninsula.  These punctual sea ducks return to their winter...
View Article

Community calls for protection of Saanich Inlet ecosystem

Thursday, 09 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, today tabled a petition on behalf of the Saanich Inlet Protection Society in the House of Commons calling...
View Article

Greens urge feds and provinces to step-up and increase investments in public transit and municipal infrastructure

Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, today joined Green municipal leaders and candidates in urging federal and provincial governments to help...
View Article

Report from Environment Commissioner confirms continued failure of Harper Conservatives

Tuesday, 07 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada is disturbed by the government’s lack of meaningful response to today’s Report from Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.“Once again...
View Article

Statement from the Green Party of Canada on Mental Illness Awareness Week 2014

Monday, 06 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. The week was established in 1992 by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, and is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and...
View Article

Statement from Elizabeth May on Yom Kippur

Friday, 03 Oct 2014 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has issued the following statement on the occasion of Yom Kippur, which begins this evening at sundown: “Yom Kippur...
View Article