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Green Party of Canada condemns decision to bar European Green MP José Bové from entry to Canada

(OTTAWA) October 12, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada is condemning a decision by Canada Border Services Agency to bar Green European Parliament MP José Bové from entering Canada Tuesday night.

Despite having a valid visa, Bové was denied entry to Canada at Montreal’s Pierre Elliot Trudeau airport for historical convictions for civil disobedience in France.

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Green Party Canada Convention 2016

Green Party Canada (GPC) held its 2016 convention in Ottawa 4-7 August.

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COP21 Daily Blogs - Elizabeth May, MP

The Paris Agreement is an historic and potentially life-saving agreement. It does more than many of us expected when the conference opened on November 30. It will be legally binding. It sets a long term temperature goal of no more than 1.5 degrees as far safer than the (also hard to achieve) goal of no more than 2 degrees. In doing so, it may save the lives of millions. It may lead to the survival of many small nations close to sea level. It may give our grandchildren a far more stable climate and thus a more prosperous and healthy society. It clearly means the world has accepted that most known reserves of fossil fuels must stay in the ground.
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Global Greens need to make the most of 2015: Elizabeth May

COP20 in Lima was not an unmitigated disaster, but it fell short of launching us into the final sprint to Paris with anything that could be described as momentum. It should be understood not as a new “deal” for the climate, but as a 12-month work plan leading to COP21.

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Green Party notables win office in municipal elections in Canada

Local government elections held on October 27, 2014 in Canada’s most populous province were punctuated with victories by three Green Party notables. One incumbent and two newcomers were elected in Ontario.

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Green Party of Canada

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The Green Party of Canada was founded at a conference held at Carleton University in Ottawa in 1983. Under its first leader, Dr. Trevor Hancock, the party ran 60 candidates in the 1984 federal election. 

Canada Greens MP: Why I am marching

On Sunday September 21 I will be with my daughter in New York, marching with tens of thousands of concerned citizens – demanding action on the climate crisis. The march is timed to build pressure on world leaders and in support of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Solutions Summit on September 23.

In December 2013, I was in Warsaw at the 19th Conference of the Parties within the world’s legally binding climate treaty, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change when the Secretary General announced the summit. He wants to push governments to make real progress.

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Remember Fukushima: Sayonara Nukes

OTTAWA – Protesters in Tokyo have been demanding that the doomed nuclear reactors in Fukushima remain shut down in anticipation of today’s third anniversary of the disaster.  Carrying placards saying “Sayonara nukes,” they express a sentiment held by Greens around the world.

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Green elected to City Council in Canada's Third Largest City

Green Party of Canada Deputy Leader Adriane Carr was elected to the Vancouver City Council on November 19th. Carr co-founded the first Green Party in North America, the BC (British Columbia) Green Party, in 1983 and has played a leading role in the development of the Greens in Canada ever since. Her election follows that of Elizabeth May, the first Green elected to the Canadian parliament, from the British Columbia riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands in May of 2011.
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