Annamie in the News
The Dominion Foundry complex is one of the last surviving remnants of the West Don Lands’ industrial heritage. Even though these buildings are listed as Heritage Buildings by the City of Toronto, they were scheduled for demolition by the provincial government. without notifying the local City Councillor, or the local MPP. The land is owned by the province of Ontario, but this does not excuse disregarding the wishes of the community and bypassing local planning.
I support our community’s effort to preserve this part of our heritage, and I am fully committed to working to save the Foundry from demolition and to respect local planning.Read More Share
It was an honour to run in Toronto Centre in the 2019 federal election, and I am looking forward to running again in the by-election. It is the riding that I was born in, where my mother and grandmother worked as a teacher and front-line worker in the hospitals, and where I ran in the 2019 federal election.Read More Share
Our country is living through unprecedented changes. As we steady ourselves to confront a variety of challenges – the climate emergency, global pandemics, workplace automation, artificial intelligence, inequality, and racism – we need to make sure that we are equipped with the best tools. This requires ensuring that the foundations of our democracy are as healthy as possible.Read More Share
Annamie Paul, candidate for leadership of the Green Party of Canada and Racelle Kooy, 2019 Green Party Candidate for Victoria, together issued the following statement:
“Today, as we mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate with joy the richness and diversity of Indigenous Peoples. We honour the cultures, traditions, innovation, and leadership of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples.Read More Share
The theme of this year’s Black History Month is “Canadians of African Descent: Going forward, guided by the past”. It is a time when Black Canadians reflect on how far we have come, and how far we still need to go. As this year’s celebrations draw to a close, I cannot help but see the parallels between my people’s history and that of Indigenous Peoples.Read More Share
Decriminalization, safe supply and supports - Annamie Paul and Green Party call on government to urgently respond to the opioid epidemic within the life of this parliament
February 17, 2021 - OTTAWA – Faced with an unprecedented spike in opioid deaths brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Green Party of Canada is calling for the federal government to save lives by immediately decriminalizing the possession of opioids and other illicit drugs and creating a national safe supply program.
February 11, 2021 - OTTAWA — Green Party Leader Annamie Paul will seek the nomination to be her party’s Toronto Centre candidate in the next federal election. Ms. Paul’s roots in the riding are deep. She was born in Toronto Centre, and her mother and grandmother began their working lives as public servants there....
February 05, 2021 - OTTAWA — The Green Party of Canada has launched a nationwide campaign – Time to Run – to recruit diverse, progressive community leaders as candidates for the next federal election.
Green Party on the frontlines of CERB Call To Action - Federal Greens first party to sound the alarm on unfair clawbacks - Annamie Paul and Green Party caucus to keep fighting on behalf of recipients
February 03, 2021 - OTTAWA — The Green Party of Canada issued yet another urgent call to action this morning at a press conference alongside Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) advocate Tammy Seed on the unfair and cruel CERB clawbacks.
February 02, 2021 - OTTAWA — The Green Party of Canada commemorates the extraordinary life of Betty (Elizabeth Eileen) Nickerson, the party’s first federal election candidate, who died last month at the age of 98. Ms. Nickerson ran in a by-election for the B.C. riding of Mission-Port Moody in 1983 and stood again a...
February 01, 2021 - OTTAWA – Black History Month is Canada’s opportunity to recognise the outstanding contributions of Black Canadians in every field of human endeavour. In this month, we come together to celebrate the achievements, cultures, traditions, innovation, and leadership of the Black Diaspora in Canada, via many forms of expression, including music,...
February 01, 2021 - OTTAWA — The Green Party of Canada is calling for an emergency debate on the government response to the emergence in Canada of the newly identified COVID-19 variants. Medical reports from around the world point to the COVID-19 variants, primarily identified from the UK (known as B.1.1.7) from South Africa...
February 01, 2021 - OTTAWA — The Green Party of Canada joins the Canadian government and other world democracies in condemning the military coup in Myanmar.
January 29, 2021 - OTTAWA – Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragic and hateful act committed at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City. On behalf of all our members, I want to extend deepest sympathies to the victims’ loved ones, to the survivors, and to every person touched by this violence. ...
A Place To Grow: Green Party Leader Annamie Paul announces her intention to run in the Province of Ontario in the upcoming federal campaign
January 28, 2021 - OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Annamie Paul announced her intention tonight to run for a seat in the House of Commons in her home province of Ontario. Mme. Paul announced her decision virtually during a Green Party Member Town Hall Thursday evening.