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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.

Green Party of Canada remembers Betty (Elizabeth Eileen) Nickerson

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...

Green Party Statement for Black History Month

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,...

Greens Call for Emergency Debate on COVID Variant

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...

Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2021 – OTTAWA - On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember the six million Jews and 11 million others who lost their lives in the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime and its collaborators during the Second World War. The loss to humanity caused by the Holocaust remains incalculable to this day....

Green caucus votes against Conservative motion

October 21, 2020 – TORONTO - “The Green Party of Canada will always choose people over politics”, said Green Party Leader Annamie Paul. “Today, that means that we are voting against the motion to create a special committee. We won't let people in Canada down by indulging in partisan political games when they need...

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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