Media Release: Basic amenities lacking in Calgary-Foothills, says Green Party Leader

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 16, 2015   BASIC AMENITIES LACKING IN CALGARY – FOOTHILLS, SAYS GREEN PARTY LEADER   CALGARY – Much of Calgary – Foothills is deprived of the services and amenities that make for stable, happy and vibrant communities – such as, schools, community association meeting spaces, day-care centres, playgrounds, library facilities …

Greens promise opposition with integrity, says Keeping

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release  August 12, 2015  CALGARY – The leader of Alberta’s Green Party and a candidate in the September 3 by-election in Calgary-Foothills says intelligent opposition in the provincial legislature is sorely needed. Janet Keeping says, “We would provide constructive criticism using sound logic and reliable information when criticism is warranted. We would …

On the campaign trail: Doing democracy daily

Democracy in action is a thrilling thing.  I ran in the recent general election and am running again in the Calgary-Foothills by-election.  It feels really good to be back canvasing in the communities of Calgary-Foothills. Janet Keeping is the Leader of the Green Party of Alberta It’s August – peak summer – and many people …

Greens call for more diversity in the Legislature

GREENS CALL FOR MORE DIVERSITY IN THE LEGISLATURE    CALGARY – Green Party of Alberta Leader Janet Keeping is urging voters in the riding of Calgary – Foothills to elect her as Alberta’s first Green MLA, as a way of adding a necessary, but now missing, perspective to democratic discussion of the province.  Keeping, who is on …

Green Party Leader to run in Calgary-Foothills

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GREEN PARTY LEADER TO RUN IN CALGARY – FOOTHILLS   CALGARY – Janet Keeping, Leader of the Green Party of Alberta, will run as a candidate in the forthcoming provincial by-election in Calgary – Foothills. The seat has been vacant since former Progressive Conservative Premier Jim Prentice resigned on the evening of May 5, 2015, …

Climate Change Advisory Panel needs broad mandate

Terms of Reference for Alberta’s Climate Change Advisory Panel Submission by Green Party of Alberta to the Government of Alberta (Premier Rachel Notley; Minister of Environment, Shannon Phillips; Minister of Energy, Marg McCuaig-Boyd) and Dr. Andrew Leach, Chair of Alberta’s Climate Change Advisory Panel Janet Keeping, Leader, Green Party of Alberta, July 8, 2015 [Note: …