Media Releases

Greens mourn tragic death of three Israeli teenagers

Monday, 30 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada denounces the horrific killing of three young sons of Israel. Gilad Shaar, 16, Eyal Yifrach, 19 and Naftali Fraenkel, 16 were kidnapped while walking home from...

Greens welcome landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favour of Tsilhqot’in First Nation

Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 - VICTORIA – The Green Party of Canada today celebrates the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision to acknowledge aboriginal title of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation to 1,700 square kilometres of...

Harper silent as world leaders speak out on behalf of jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada is urging Prime Minister Harper to join US Secretary of State John Kerry and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in condemning yesterday’s verdict in the trial of...

Statement from the Green Party of Canada on National Aboriginal Day 2014

Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – National Aboriginal Day is a time both to celebrate the history and cultural diversity of Canada’s First Peoples, and to reflect on how much remains to be done to break down barriers of...

Statement from the Green Party of Canada for World Refugee Day 2014

Friday, 20 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – On UN World Refugee Day 2014, the Green Party of Canada is bringing attention to the plight of displaced persons across the globe. “Not so long ago, Canada was a world leader in welcoming...

Camille Labchuk: Fossil fuels, toxic waste moving by rail through our own backyards

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 - TORONTO – Camille Labchuk, the Green Party candidate in the Trinity-Spadina federal by-election, is making rail safety a priority in her campaign in the downtown Toronto riding. Elizabeth May, Leader...

Predictable cabinet decision on Enbridge project launches the fight to stop pipelines, tankers on the BC Coast

Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – Today's unsurprising federal Cabinet decision to conditionally approve Enbridge’s pipeline proposal means that the fight to stop this risky project is just beginning. This afternoon, the...

Liberal candidate in Trinity-Spadina chooses pizza over climate

Monday, 16 Jun 2014 - TORONTO – Adam Vaughan, Liberal candidate in the upcoming Trinity–Spadina by-election, has backed out of an all-candidates debate on climate change scheduled to take place tonight, leaving only Green...

Torture now an accepted way of doing business in Canada?

Friday, 13 Jun 2014 - The media has reported that the Conservative government has secretly ordered the Canadian military to share information with allies, even in cases where there is a serious risk that sharing this...

Elizabeth May congratulates Mike Schreiner and Ontario Greens on a hard-fought campaign

Friday, 13 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, today congratulates Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Ontario Greens, and all the other Green candidates on a...

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