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Harper’s prostitution bill ignores Charter, endangers women

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada condemns the Conservatives’ new prostitution legislation, calling it a threat to the safety and wellbeing of sex workers and a clear violation of the Canadian...

Statement from the Green Party of Canada on World Environment Day

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – On this the 42nd annual United Nations World Environment Day, the Green Party of Canada challenges the Harper Conservatives to give a straight answer as to whether or not Canada remains...

Greens applaud Obama administration’s climate action

Monday, 02 Jun 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada welcomes new US Environmental Protection Agency regulations unveiled today, and calls on the Canadian government to follow suit. President Obama announced this...

Camille Labchuk to run as Green candidate in Trinity–Spadina by-election

Friday, 30 May 2014 - TORONTO – Today Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, is pleased to announce that Toronto lawyer, animal rights advocate and environmental activist...

Greens welcome WTO ruling on EU seal products ban

Thursday, 22 May 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada welcomes the World Trade Organization decision announced today to uphold the European Union’s ban on imported seal products. The EU first banned seal products from...

Greens celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity

Thursday, 22 May 2014 - OTTAWA – On this 22nd annual UN International Day for Biological Diversity, the Green Party of Canada urges the Harper Conservatives to provide stronger federal leadership and international...

Greens urge community to "Let the Sun Shine In"

Monday, 19 May 2014 - SIDNEY, BC – Elizabeth May, MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, is urging Salt Spring residents as well as those from the wider region, to chip in to support the...

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...

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...

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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