Annamie in the News


Toronto Centre By-Election

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.

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Emancipation Day

Today as we mark Emancipation Day, we call on the Government of Canada to make 2020 the last year that this important event in history of Canada goes unrecognised.

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Democratic Renewal Policy Statement

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.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

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.

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The Inconvenient Truth about Civil Disobedience

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.

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Climate Statement by Annamie Paul

TORONTO - This week, citizens in over 150 countries have joined the historic Global Climate Strike to demand immediate action on the Climate Emergency. I stand firmly with the young people leading this movement, and will be joining them in Toronto this Friday.

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Press Releases

Now is the time for a bold, visionary plan, say Greens

October 07, 2020 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada and the Green caucus announced yesterday that it did not support the Liberals’ Speech from the Throne (SFT). During a press conference in Ottawa, Party Leader Annamie Paul outlined reasons why the Party and caucus did not support the government’s proposals.

Annamie Paul congratulates Sasha Zavarella on York Centre nomination

October 07, 2020 - OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Annamie Paul congratulated Sasha Zavarella and his team for winning the Party nomination in the riding of York Centre, Ontario.

“Sasha will be a strong candidate for the Greens in York Centre” said Ms. Paul. “Running a campaign during a pandemic is no easy task,...

Green Party supports new Leader Annamie Paul in Toronto Centre

October 06, 2020 - OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada and Greens across the country will be working to support their new Leader, Annamie Paul, in the upcoming Toronto Centre federal by-election on October 26. Ms. Paul, who won the nomination by acclamation was elected as the Party’s new Leader on October 3,...

Annamie Paul wins Green Party of Canada Leadership

October 03, 2020 - OTTAWA – Annamie Paul is the new leader of the Green Party of Canada. Ms. Paul secured victory on the eighth ballot to win the nomination over the seven other contestants participating in the race. Dimitri Lascaris came in second place and Courtney Howard in third. A total of eight...

Annamie Paul is contestant for Green Party of Canada leadership

March 24, 2020 - OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada has accepted the nomination of Annamie Paul as a contestant for the party’s leadership. The new leader will be chosen at a national convention to be held in Charlottetown P.E.I. in October, replacing Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) who stepped down in November,...

Green Party supports Canadian engagement in resolving Venezuela crisis

January 16, 2020 - OTTAWA – The Green Party is welcoming the federal government’s offer to convene high-level talks aimed at resolving the continuing political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

In a letter to Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, Green Party parliamentary leader Elizabeth May wrote: “I welcome your government’s commitment to engaging in...

Green Party Statement on Hong Kong

November 14, 2019 - OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada is alarmed by reports from Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR) of violent clashes between demonstrators and authorities, and associated deaths.

The Green Party supports the right to peaceful assembly and association and reminds Hong Kong SAR authorities of their obligation...

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