Green Party

Dr. Lynn Quarmby, at Burnaby Mountain pipeline rally. (YouTube)

Green Party rolls out plans to fight 'risky pipelines and tanker schemes'

Banking on a minority government, the leader of the federal Green Party has announced specific plans for working with all other parties to defend coastal communities from "risky pipeline and tanker...
Harper government, Justin Trudeau, Thomas Mulcair, Elizabeth May

Voter turnout should be as much of a concern as vote splitting in federal election

What if you have a party and nobody shows up?
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.
Left: oil sands photo by Andrew S. Wright. Right: image from Wikimedia Commons

Why plummeting oil prices may hasten Canada's shift to renewable energy

A rapid increase in oil prices during the 1970s caused Denmark to radically alter its national energy policy, with the goal of replacing fossil fuels entirely with renewable energy. More than 40...
Deadline approaches to send questions to Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan not required to provide full oil spill response documents: NEB

“I remain deeply concerned that the process itself is fundamentally flawed,” says MLA Andrew Weaver.
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.
Lynne Quarmby elected Green Party Candidate in Burnaby North - Seymour

Lynne Quarmby elected Green Party Candidate in Burnaby North-Seymour

Lynne Quarmby was unanimously acclaimed this past weekend as the Green Party’s candidate in the new federal electoral district of Burnaby North - Seymour.

Jacobs and Florida and Gehl oh my! Who really influences our local politicians?

Still undecided about who to vote for? Second guessing yourself? Who really influences and inspires those candidates who are running for a seat in Vancouver's City Hall?
Davie Street community garden photo by Daryl Mitchell via Flickr creative common

Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections

Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall. 

Vanishing Vanhattan: Which candidates have the right ideas when it comes to our local economy and small businesses?

Retail gentrification is causing tension and concern in Vancouver's communities as development continues to displace local serving, locally owned, independent businesses. What can the City do?