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 …

The Many Faces of Methane

Methane takes a place in our lives in many different ways. We may call it natural gas, or CH4, or the clean bridge fuel to a low-carbon economy. Methane burns much cleaner than coal, releasing virtually no airborne toxins. By weight, it also has a higher energy content than coal or oil and can be …

Calgary-Lougheed By-election Candidate Announcement

The Green Party of Alberta has selected Romy Tittel to be their candidate for the Calgary-Lougheed by-election to be held December 14th, 2017. Romy is looking forward to Helping Albertans get Ahead by championing “Intellectual Extraction” versus resource extraction. Our young, dynamic province can and should be at the forefront of the new technologies in environmental remediation, renewable energy and …

Election Funding

“I must say I don’t really dig the term democratic renewal as we do not live in a democracy now as per the Latin definition- rule by masses. But I can’t think of a better term at this time.” James Kohut