Category «Media releases»

Oil Transport needs a new method

This past week the BC government announced a limit to the amount of diluent allowed in the pipelines transporting Alberta’s heavy oil to the west coast. This has put additional strain on the already fragile Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. With financing in jeopardy and additional regulatory hurdles, this project faces the very real …

Thana Boonlert Announces Candidacy for Calgary-Mountain View

Thana Boonlert, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Alberta, declares his intention to seek the nomination for the Calgary-Mountain View riding. “I am very excited to be seeking the nomination for the Calgary-Mountain View riding  and representing the Green Party of Alberta in the upcoming provincial election. I am confident in our vision and our leadership …

Green Party of Alberta Statement on the Passing of Bill 23, the Alberta Human Rights Amendments Act

The Green Party of Alberta supports immediate action to remove all minimum age requirements for condominiums and rental properties in Alberta. Greens understand that all Albertans need affordable housing that is suitable to their needs. Currently with minimum age requirements in place there are situations where residents are forced to move out from residences with …

SWCRR – Calling on the Alberta Government to Release EAB Decision Involving Wetlands

The Green Party of Alberta calls on the Minister of Environment & Parks Shannon Phillips to immediately make public the November 24th, 2017 Environmental Appeals Board’s decision and recommendation report related to the the Public Hearing of Jeff Brookman and Allie Tulick’s appeal of the AEP’s Director’s approval of KGL Constructors Water Act Application 00388473-00-00. …

Calgary-Lougheed By-election

The Green Party of Alberta would like to congratulate Mr. Jason Kenney on his electoral victory in the Calgary-Lougheed by-election. We would also like to thank Dr. Phillip van de Merwe, Mr. David Khan, Mr. Wayne Leslie, Ms. Lauren Thorsteinson and Mr. Larry Heather for giving the voters a choice in our democracy. Romy Tittel, …

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 …