Highlights / Elizabeth May

International, Society

Former superstar Thierry Henry arrives in Montreal to coach MLS Impact

A superstar known around the world arrived in Canada last night to take a new job. The Montreal Impact announced earlier in the day that Thierry Henry had signed a two-year contract with an option for 2022 to coach the »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Meeting with Trudeau, May says she urged tougher climate change actions

Justin Trudeau completed his week of meetings with opposition leaders on Friday, holding talks with former Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. May told reporters afterwards that she made it clear that if the prime minister wants government support in the »

Politics

Elizabeth May steps down as Green Party leader

Elizabeth May announced Monday that she is stepping down as leader of the Green Party, but will stay on as the caucus leader in Parliament. “Effective today I am no longer leader of the Green Party of Canada,” May said, »

International, Politics

Trudeau skips first debate, draws fire from other party leaders

A strategic move by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to skip the first debate of the election campaign drew fire from his opponents, who accused him Thursday of being afraid to defend what they described as his abysmal record. That was »

Politics

Justin Trudeau launches the 2019 federal election campaign

With the opposition Conservatives breathing down his neck and lingering questions about his handling of a criminal case against Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched a federal election campaign Wednesday, asking Canadians to give his Liberal Party »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Kingston activists not happy with direction prison farms are headed

Maybe all that appears to glitter ain’t necessarily the gold it was touted to be. Case in point: a couple of weeks ago, I wrote a story about the reopening of two prison farms in Kingston, Ontario. Seemed pretty straight »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Elizabeth May continues as Green Party leader

Elizabeth May, leader of Canada’s Green Party, announced this morning she is staying on in the position as leader. Last week Ms. May announced she was taking some time to reflect on her future after the party voted to support »

Politics, Society

Green Party issues apology for tactics in B.C. riding

Sanctioned by Canada’s election watchdog, the Green Party has issued a public apology for tactics it used in a British Columbia riding in the run-up to last fall’s federal vote. The apology was contained in a statement issued by the »

International, Politics, Society

Controversial proposals against Israel at Green Party of Canada

There is a controversy simmering within the Green Party that is making waves internationally and has the potential to boil over. It’s known as BDS, boycott, divest, sanction and it’s a proposal put forward by some Green Party members to »

Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Green Party leader supports employees’ free speech

Green Party leader Elizabeth May says she supports civil servants’ right to free speech. At an election rally in the western city of Vancouver, May invited former federal government scientist Tony Turner to sing the song he composed exhorting Prime »