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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, »

Politics

Canada’s smallest province makes history with new minority government

Voters in Canada’s Atlantic province of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I) elected a minority Progressive Conservative government Tuesday, but also made Canadian electoral history by elevating the Green Party to the status of the Official Opposition in the legislature. The Tories »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canada’s Green Party leader in Berlin: Don’t ratify CETA

The leader of Canada’s Green Party, Elizabeth May, was in Germany this weekend. She addressed a crowd  at the annual general meeting of the German Green party. She spoke against ratification of the Canada-EU free trade deal known as CETA »

Politics

British Columbia Greens back NDP for minority government

British Columbia’s New Democratic Party has reached a deal with the Green Party that paves the way for a minority NDP government, ending 16 years of Liberal rule in the Pacific Coast province. NDP Leader John Horgan and Andrew Weaver »

Politics, Society

British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government

British Columbia’s Liberals managed to hang on to power by the skin of their teeth on Tuesday in an election that produced the first minority government in the Pacific Coast province in 65 years. As of midnight PT Wednesday, 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 »

Politics

Green Party- a distant voice in election trying hard to be heard

In an era where most people are aware of the environment and humanity’s effect upon the Earth, the one Canadian party which prioritizes environmental issues is still a distant runner in the upcoming election. Most media coverage, political debate and »

Politics, Society, Sports

From hockey enforcer to Green Party candidate in Quebec: Georges Laraque

After years playing hockey for the Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens, George Laraque will try his hand at politics. The ex-NHL player is the Green Party’s candidate in Montreal’s Bourassa riding in an upcoming byelection. “Today is an »