Calgary-Lougheed By-election Media Coverage

With the current dynamic political environment, the Calgary-Lougheed by-election is garnering a lot of media attention and I thought it would be handy for the voters to be able to access these all in one place.   Metro News report on the candidate forum. National Post news report on candidate forum. Calgary Herald news report …

Discussing Climate Change

Effective communication can be one of our biggest challenges both in our professional and personal lives. Talking about climate change can be difficult and uncomfortable at times. Thankfully British communications specialist and writer George Marshall has a few tips on how we can effectively message Climate Change here in Alberta. According to George Marshall, arguing …

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The Green Party of Alberta would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge those with disabilities and their desire to have full and safe access to all aspects of our society. I would also like to add that at this point in our civilizations history, the need to label a human being must come to …

A Green Perspective on Debt

The Green principles of social justice and sustainability bear on public finance policy. Accordingly, it is the policy of the Green Party of Alberta to avoid incurring debt that would limit the ability of future generations of Albertans to meet their needs. We understand that, in the course of normal economic cycles, there will be …

Remembering Ron Ayotte

December 12, 1953 – November 15, 2017 Ron’s published obituary reports that he passed away unexpectedly while taking a yoga teacher training course in Mexico and that he leaves behind a broken-hearted family including his wife Laura, their children and grandchildren, two brothers and a sister. What may resonate most with his Green Party of …

Introducing the new Deputy Leaders

I would like to announce my selection of Deputy Leaders; Thana Boonlert and Brian Deheer. Thana Boonlert is no stranger to politics in Alberta. He was the GPA candidate in the 2016 By-Election in Calgary-Greenway and the GPC candidate in the 2015 General Election in Calgary Centre. He was also the Poverty and Homelessness critic …