Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 19:52


(Ottawa) January 9, 2016 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich – Gulf Islands), called on the government to release a report written in 2015 which assessed Saudi Arabia’s human rights record. Recently, Amnesty International released its own report stating that the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia “has steadily deteriorated” over the past year....

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 13:50

The Green Party’s National Seniors Strategy calls for better support programs including Guaranteed Liveable Income, Pharmacare, and Homecare. Developed and implemented through our proposed Council of Canadian Governments, the Green Party’s National Seniors Strategy includes the following points:

Implement a Guaranteed Livable Income (GLI), which supplements pensions and will ensure no...

Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 23:53

eptember 20, 2015

(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, welcomes the NDP’s plan to make prescription drugs more affordable.

“Mr. Mulcair’s desire to make prescription drugs more affordable is a positive step forward to ensure adequate and affordable universal health care for Canadians. The Green...

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 12:48

September 09, 2015
(OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada is first out of the gate this election in launching its platform.

Green Leader Elizabeth May (Saanich - Gulf Islands) today unveiled the Green Party’s fully costed 2015 election platform to a crowd of cheering supporters in downtown Vancouver.

“Our platform shows that the Green Party is the party of big ideas: the...

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 22:47

Ms. May and Green Party candidates from Vancouver Island and BC's Lower Mainland present the Party’s vision of a Canada that works, together.

Time: 10:00 (PDT) Location: Pan Pacific Vancouver (Cypress Room), 999 Canada Place #300, Vancouver

Ms. May is available for media interviews in Vancouver on Wednesday For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:


Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 13:55

(NANAIMO) September 8, 2015 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (Saanich – Gulf Islands), today called for Canada to reject any new investor-state agreements (often referred to as FIPA’s – Foreign Investor Protection Agreements), re-open and withdraw from existing ones, and pass laws to ensure public disclosure of FIPA threats.

“NAFTA was the first trade deal to...

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 21:14

(OTTAWA) September 7, 2015 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (Saanich – Gulf Islands), issued the following statement on Labour Day:

“Today, the Green Party celebrates the many accomplishments of the Canadian labour movement.

“Unions and labour groups were critical in the advance of human and worker rights in Canada. It is because of the labour movement that we...

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 21:40

(OTTAWA) September 5, 2015 –The Green Party of Canada is calling on Stephen Harper to utilize the Canadian Armed Forces to help bring Syrian refugees to Canada by the most efficient means possible, whether that is transport planes or ships.

“Using our Armed Forces in a humanitarian crisis of this proportion is justified when you consider that we do not hesitate in the case of natural...

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 14:02

Aug 17th, 2015

Things are heating up everywhere it seems. The heatwave here in Ottawa is sometimes extreme. It's 40 degrees with the humidity outside and the heat from the Duffy trial follows the Prime Minister everywhere he goes.

The question on everyone's mind is: "How much control does the Prime Minister's Office have?" Although the Steven Harper doesn't want to admit it, the...