Thana Boonlert to run for Alberta Greens in Calgary-Greenway by-election

The Green Party of Alberta is pleased to announce that environmental engineer, Thana Boonlert, will be the Party’s candidate in the by-election soon to be held in Calgary-Greenway. According to leader of the Green Party of Alberta, Janet Keeping, “Thana will make an immensely intelligent, well-informed and energetic candidate. He will do a great job …

Energy East is bad for Albertans too

long trench with sections of pipe laid out beside it

By Janet Keeping, Leader, Green Party of Alberta Contrary to what might wrongly be called “conventional wisdom,” Energy East would be bad for Alberta.  Building the pipeline would contribute nothing to solving the most serious economic problem we face, which is excessive dependence on the oil and gas industry. There are many pipelines already carrying …

Do police in Alberta abuse their power vis a vis Aboriginal women and girls? Albertans have urgent need to know

A letter to Premier Notley and Minister Ganley: November 6, 2015 Dear Premier Notley and Minister Ganley, Re:  Need for government action to assess whether police in Alberta abuse their power vis à vis Aboriginal women and girls Recent news from Val d’Or, Quebec, has brought the painful subject of our society’s failure to protect …

AGM 2015 and Fall Policy Convention

Green Party of Alberta 2015 AGM

The Green Party of Alberta held our 2015 Annual General Meeting and Policy Convention in Red Deer on the weekend of September 26-27. Among the members gathered were seven of the 25 candidates from the May 2015 general election. Some of the Green Party of Alberta candidates in the May 2015 general election met up …