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Elizabeth May makes impassioned speech against Bill C-51

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May gave an impassioned speech against the controversial Bill C-51 yesterday, which passed third reading despite significant political opposition and public...
Climate Policies. Photos by  Alex Guibord,  Olivia Chow & Mychaylo Prystupa.

Opposition parties must be bold on climate ahead of federal election

Eighteen years ago in Kyoto, the developed world agreed that our greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) should be six per cent less than the 1990 baseline by 2005.  Then a series of things happened:...
Federal anti-terrorism bill changes not enough to satisfy concerns

Human rights groups call on government to withdraw Bill-C51

Seven leading human rights groups issued a joint statement Monday calling on the government to withdraw the legislation.
Green Party to Open a Flagship West Coast Office in Victoria


Green Party to Open a Flagship West Coast Office in Victoria


Elizabeth May will attend the grand opening with candidates and supporters from across the coast.
John A. Macdonald

Lost Canadians file petition challenging federal government's interpretation of citizenship history

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May filed a petition today on behalf of the Lost Canadians, a citizenship advocacy group, challenging the federal government’s version of the...

Elizabeth May "shocked" by latest revelation about Harper government and Enbridge

Really? Feds plans to drop $100 M on Enbridge infrastructure when the proposed pipeline hasn't even been approved?

Good idea for Canada? How Norway captures oil revenues to benefit Norwegians

Canada is one of the only jurisdictions in the world that allows private, foreign ownership of public oil resources. Norway has held more tightly to its public resources. With a world-class pension...

SumOfUs and LeadNow deliver petition with 60,000 anti-Canada-China FIPPA signatures to Ottawa

"I feel like we have a Prime Minister who is undermining the Canada that I've always loved," a backer of the petition wrote.

Canada needs more democratic debate about future of China relations, experts say

Canada is entering a brave new front in its relations with China, starting with a Canada-China foreign investment agreement pending domestic approval. Experts call for more democratic debate.

Second omnibus budget bill alters Navigable Waters Protection Act

The second omnibus, introduced today in the House, removes pipelines from the list of "obstacles" in navigable waters such as lakes.