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Elizabeth May voted Canada's Hardest Working MP in annual Hill Times survey

Monday, 19 May 2014 - OTTAWA – For the second year in a row, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has been voted Canada’s Hardest-Working MP in the annual...
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Greens welcome Ronnie Smith as new Shadow Cabinet Critic for Peace and Security

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada is pleased to announce that Ronnie Smith has been appointed as the Party’s new Shadow Cabinet Critic for Peace and Security.  A Theology student in the MDiv program...
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Greens call on federal government to heed recommendations of UN report on Canada’s Aboriginal communities

Monday, 12 May 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada fully supports the recommendations of a new UN report released today on the state of Canada’s Aboriginal communities. Authored by United Nations Special Rapporteur...
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Greens welcome new federal funding for Maritime Rail

Monday, 12 May 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada welcomes news that the federal government is intervening to save Maritime passenger rail.  Minister of Transportation Lisa Raitt was in Fredericton today to...
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Greens disappointed in Speaker’s ruling

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 - OTTAWA – House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer has rejected Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s Point of Order on the amendment process for the Conservatives’ Bill C-23, the so-called Fair Elections...
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Statement from Elizabeth May on the passing of Farley Mowat

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has given the following statement on the passing of her dear friend Farley Mowat:  "When...
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Statement from the Green Party of Canada on World Press Freedom Day

Saturday, 03 May 2014 - OTTAWA – On World Press Freedom Day 2014, the Green Party of Canada wishes to bring attention to the plight of jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, the winner of this year’s World Press...
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Elizabeth May extends sympathy to families and loved ones of those killed in Nanaimo shooting

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich–Gulf Islands, extends heartfelt sympathies to the families of those killed at a Nanaimo sawmill this...
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Elizabeth May’s National Lyme Disease Strategy Act passes second reading in House of Commons

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – Bill C-442, the National Lyme Disease Strategy Act, passed second reading in the House of Commons yesterday evening and has now been sent to the House Standing Committee on Health for...
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Elizabeth May to table significant amendments to Fair Elections Act

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich–Gulf Islands will present some of her party’s 75 proposed amendments to Bill C-23, the Conservatives’...
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