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Our spokesperson is the Party Leader, Janet Keeping.

Janet Keeping, Leader, Green Party of Alberta, can be reached at

403-283-8085 (land line)
403-383-1356 (text/cell)

@leader_janet

leader@greenpartyofalberta.ca

General enquiries: info@greenpartyofalberta.ca

 

Archived Press Releases are below

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May 25, 2013
Green Party of Alberta Policy Convention a Leap Forward

Provincial Greens met in Calgary on Saturday May 25 to adopt policies on several key areas – electoral reform, transparency and accountability, energy, taxes, healthcare and Aboriginal issues. Highlights included adoption of a two-referendum strategy for putting a fairer voting system in place – Greens favour some form of proportional representation but would convene a citizens’ assembly to carefully consult Albertans on their preferences. Another key policy adopted would impose a moratorium on approval of additional tarsands projects until the impacts on the environment, infrastructure and society are assessed and an overall development policy is put in place. Full details

March 26, 2013
The true cost of “cheap” coal

The Green Party of Alberta calls on the provincial government to retire coal-burning electricity plants as quickly as possible to save the health of Albertans and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Full details

October 10, 2012
Albertans shouldn’t fear a greener economy

Read Janet’s Calgary Herald op-ed. Lead: “Robert Roach’s piece raises many more questions than it answers and, sadly, shows us once again that the politics of fear and disrespect are alive in what passes for public debate on energy policy in Alberta.” Full details

October 1, 2012
Alberta Greens choose new leader, new name!

Party members made two significant moves at the first Annual General Meeting in Edmonton on September 29, 2012, choosing a new Leader and a new name. Full details

April 13, 2012
What was missing from the Leaders’ debate?

Everyone wore gray – the colour of Alberta’s future, judging from the evident indifference of the four major parties to critical environmental issues. The urgent need for a plan to deal with climate change was missing. Full details

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