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August 9 is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Saturday, 09 Aug 2014 - OTTAWA – On this the 21st annual UN International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Green Party of Canada joins with Greens from around the world in celebrating the diversity of Indigenous...

Nanos Research Poll says 31% of Canadians are considering voting Green

Friday, 08 Aug 2014 - OTTAWA – With the strongest second quarter fundraising growth of any federal political party and a new poll from Nanos Research indicating that 31% of Canadians would consider voting for the Greens,...

Olympic Mayor Ken Melamed to run for Greens in West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country

Friday, 08 Aug 2014 - OTTAWA ­– Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, is pleased to announce that Ken Melamed, former Mayor of Whistler, BC, has won the party nomination in...

Greens' Q2 fundraising gains the largest of any federal party

Wednesday, 06 Aug 2014 - Financial reports released by Elections Canada over the weekend show that the Green Party has the strongest fundraising growth of any Canadian political party. The GPC raised $531,404 in the second...

Mount Polley Mine disaster should be a wake-up call

Wednesday, 06 Aug 2014 - OTTAWA – Following the catastrophic tailings pond spill that took place Monday at the Imperial Metals Mount Polley Copper Mine, the Green Party of Canada is calling for far more stringent safety...

August 6th is Hiroshima Day

Wednesday, 06 Aug 2014 - OTTAWA – On this the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, the Green Party of Canada joins Green parties worldwide in calling for global nuclear disarmament.  On this day in 1945, more than...

Statement from Paul Estrin, President of the Green Party of Canada

Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014 - Today Paul Estrin issued the following statement regarding his resignation as President of the Green Party of Canada:  I am proud of all the successes and achievements made during my term as...

Greens support medical treatment in Canada for 100 wounded Gazan children

Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada supports the humanitarian campaign led by Palestinian-Canadian Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish to bring 100 seriously wounded Gazan children to Canada for medical treatment...

Excerpt on Israel-Gaza conflict from Elizabeth May's 2014 Convention Keynote Address

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 - "I want to at least touch on what’s happening right now in Israel and Gaza, and the Palestinian people and the Israeli people and say, from the bottom of my heart, that Israeli children and...

Greens conclude successful 2014 Convention

Monday, 21 Jul 2014 - FREDERICTON -- As the Green Party of Canada's 2014 Convention draws to a close, Greens from across Canada celebrate a productive weekend of rebuilding Canadian democracy. Hundreds of Green delegates...

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