Election Funding

“I must say I don’t really dig the term democratic renewal as we do not live in a democracy now as per the Latin definition- rule by masses. But I can’t think of a better term at this time.” James Kohut

Winter Driving in Alberta

Firstly, I would like to address a concern that has recently been discussed in the media regarding the mandatory use of winter rated tires in the Province. Alberta is a Province where winter arrives in late October. This brings variable road conditions that the various jurisdictions attempt to ameliorate through the use of a variety …

Should Calgary make a bid for the 2026 Olympics?

Dear Mayor Nenshi and City Councillors, The Green Party of Alberta notes that whether to proceed with a bid for the 2026 Olympics is once again on Calgary City Council’s agenda.  In this context, I want to bring to your attention a motion recently adopted by Green Party of Alberta members which states our view …

Chlorpyrifos: Why Edmontonians Should be Concerned About its Use

Chlorpyrifos is a neurotoxin that inhibits proper nerve functioning. It is used to kill insects by paralysing the insect’s essential muscles like those used for breathing. Of course it doesn’t just impact insects as many health studies have proven. The chemical is linked to severe birth defects, brain damage, developmental delays and behavioural problems in …

Announcing the new Shadow Cabinet members

It is with great pleasure and pride that I introduce the new members of my Shadow Cabinet; Sandy Aberdeen, Larry Ashmore, Pat Cuthbert, James Friesen, Roger Gagne, Sheryl McCumsey, Janet Keeping, James Kohut, Carl Svoboda, Catriona Wright and Ryan Zedic This group  brings a depth of experience and knowledge that is outstanding! Check out their …

Remembrance Day

I honour all those who have died in the service of their country. This is a difficult day for me as our party advocates for non-violence. I look back on my family history and can recount the stories of WWII Germany; a great-grandmother who took her own life from the fear the invading Russians provoked …

Message from our new leader

It is an honour and a privilege to be the new leader of the Green Party of Alberta and I thank all of the members for their support. I would also like to thank Janet Keeping for her five years stewarding this party and I am pleased to have her join me on my shadow …

MEDIA RELEASE: Question of the week to leadership candidates: How would you make the Green Party of Alberta a stronger force in Alberta’s political life?

The Green Party of Alberta will be voting for a new leader in Red Deer on November 4th.  To give party members and the general public a better idea of what the five leadership candidates stand for, the GPA’s Leadership Campaign Committee is posing a different question to them each week in the lead-up to …