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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

Fair Elections Act changes a good start, but more must be done to protect Canadian democracy

Friday, 25 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada welcomes news of the Conservatives' backtracking on some of the more radical aspects of their highly controversial bill C-23, the Fair Elections Act. Since it was...

SCC ruling on Senate reform: Harper Conservatives should stop wasting Parliament’s time

Friday, 25 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada is unsurprised by today’s ruling on Senate reform, which marks the third consecutive defeat for the Harper Conservatives in a Supreme Court reference case.  Today...

Changes to Department of Fisheries regulations are more bad news for Canada’s fish

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada condemns new Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) regulations that will effectively undermine the federal government’s ability to protect Canadian waters from...

Greens renew call for national Commission of Inquiry into criminal activity in 2011 election

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 - OTTAWA – Today the Green Party of Canada renewed its call for an independent, national Commission of Inquiry into the widespread criminal activity known to have taken place during the last federal...

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