NEXT GPA POLICY CONVENTION: Edmonton, Saturday, September 30

GPA policy conventions are stimulating get-togethers.  This one should be no exception.  As always we’ll have a provocative range of issues to consider and debate.  For example, we’ll be bringing a resolution on whether Calgary should bid for the 2026 Olympics back for re-consideration.  We’ll also be debating motions on how and whether provincial law …

Facing Facts: ALBERTA NEEDS A SALES TAX

By Carl Svoboda, President of the Green Party of Alberta, and Critic for Public Finances August 3, 2017 Brian Jean, former leader of the Wildrose Party and candidate for leadership of the new United Conservative Party, proposes cutting government expenditures by $2.6B, while reducing corporate tax by $0.7B, for a net cut of $1.9B. Applied …

Canada 150: Thoughts on July 1, 2017

Canada 150:  Thoughts on July 1, 2017 Janet Keeping, Leader, Green Party of Alberta Reflecting on Canada 150, this is what hits me hardest:  I am exceedingly grateful to live in Canada.  Most people in the world live in countries governed by brute force and tyranny, by discriminatory and arbitrary dictatorial regimes.  Even some of …

THE CONTEST FOR OUR NEW LEADER IS ON!

Janet Keeping has decided to step down as leader after five years of building the Green Party of Alberta’s reputation.  She thinks it’s time for the party to have a younger leader and for herself to have more time with her far-flung family. The new leader will be elected at the party’s AGM on November …

Welcome to our new website!!!

New look, new feel! After much anticipation we are happy to announce our new website is up and running! Many thanks to Jill, David, Madeleine, Peter, Dominique and Chris for their diligent efforts in upgrading the website! If you have any concerns or comments about our new look please direct them to Marco.reid@greenpartyofalberta.ca We hope …