The recent Policy Convention was a great success!

The policy meeting took place in Edmonton, on Saturday, September 30th.  Although the group worked diligently we had more proposed motions than we could get through in the day.  Some of the highlights concerned recognition of Indigenous rights and the urgency Greens feel about better addressing them.  There was also a motion passed expressing the …

MEDIA RELEASE: Green Party of Alberta Announces Fifth and Final Candidate for November 4 Leadership Vote

Green Party of Alberta Announces Another Candidate for November Leadership Vote September 19, 2017 Carl Svoboda, president of the Green Party of Alberta, is pleased to announce the latest candidate to enter the GPA’s leadership race.  Brian Deheer of Lac La Biche is contending for the position. As Svoboda says, “With five fine candidates in …

Severe weather isn’t hard to find

Leader Janet Keeping’s letter to the editor of the Calgary Herald, September 14: Re  “Connecting the dots between NDP’s coal phase-out plan and hurricanes”: I was pleased to see Graham Thomson’s column on the connection between the burning of coal for electricity and the severe weather to which climate change is a significant contributor.  Thomson …