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Green Party of Alberta Announces Officially Approved Leadership Candidates.

The GPA executive is pleased to announce that three applications have been received and approved from  candidates for the leadership of the Green Party of Alberta.The three candidates are: Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes – Cheryle is a well-known activist for indigenous, social justice, and environmental causes. She is a Calgary resident and currently employed by the University of Calgary. Brian Deheer – Brian is a …

Green Party of Alberta Contests Forthcoming By-Elections

CALGARY – Voters in two provincial constituencies that will be holding by-elections will have Green Party of Alberta candidates to choose from. Brian Deheer will represent the Green Party in the Fort McMurray – Conklin riding while Marco Reid will carry the Green Party banner in the Innisfail – Sylvan Lake constituency. The contest in …

Green Party of Alberta Announces Interim Leader

The Green Party of Alberta is pleased to announce our Interim Leader:   Coral Bliss Taylor Coral has served on the Green Party of Alberta executive since 2015 and was a candidate in the 2015 provincial election. Coral also ran for Calgary’s City Council in the 2017 municipal election, nearly unseating an incumbent with a …

Should Truck Driving Become a Trade?

With the recent tragedy in Saskatchewan, Driver experience and qualifications have come into question. It has been determined that the truck driver was licensed for only one year, and had little time with the company that he was driving for. This brings the question of experience and knowledge. Was the driver, in fact, experienced enough …

Leader’s Resignation

Hello Fellow Members, I have the unfortunate task in delivering the news that Romy Tittel tendered her resignation as Leader of the Green Party of Alberta on March 24th, 2018. The Executive Council will be calling a meeting to discuss this affair further. At this time, we have no comments about plans for electing a …

Private vs. Public Health Forum – Edmonton

This public forum was hosted by Donna M. Wilson, RN, PhD on March 14, 2018 in Edmonton. Sheryl McCumsey and Janine St. Jean attended this event on behalf of the Green Party of Alberta. Below is Sheryl’s opening and closing statements: The Green Party is strongly in favor of maintaining a publicly funded government operated health …

Self-driving Vehicles

As technology advances, we face a changing world. One of the aspects that we will face is the advent of vehicles that will operate autonomously.  Road transport is one place that we will see the biggest impact.  Drivers are expensive.  Drivers cost the company between 25 and 30 percent of the gross revenue when wages, …

How Canada measures up in the Doughnut

The University of Leeds has put together a visual reference for how well each country is fairing using the Doughnut Economics model. This website has been designed to let you compare the environmental and social performance of nations relative to a “safe and just” development space. The purpose is to foster a public discussion about …