ALBERTA NEEDS STRONG GREEN VOICES NOW

MEDIA RELEASE March 22, 2019 ALBERTA NEEDS STRONG GREEN VOICES NOW CALGARY – Last Friday 1.4 million youth worldwide, including more than 200,000 in Canada, went on strike to demand government action on the climate crisis. Meanwhile the NDP and the Conservatives continue to serve the interests of oil and gas corporations. Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes, the …

ALBERTA GREENS CALL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BILL OF RIGHTS

MEDIA RELEASE March 17, 2019 ALBERTA GREENS CALL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BILL OF RIGHTS CALGARY – The Green Party of Alberta supports the introduction of an “Environmental Bill of Rights” (EBR) for the province of Alberta.  Enunciating a major platform statement in advance of the 2019 provincial general election, Green Party of Alberta Leader, Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes, …

INTRODUCE PROVINCIAL SALES TAX, SAY GREENS

MEDIA RELEASE March 3, 2019 INTRODUCE PROVINCIAL SALES TAX, SAY GREENS CALGARY – The Green Party of Alberta is calling for a provincial sales tax to be implemented as a means of establishing predictability to budget planning in a time when the price of oil is in free-fall on the world market. The move would …

Community Matters Tour with Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May – Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands – wants to hear from you! Real change starts with real conversation What matters to you? How would you improve our democracy? What can we all do together to secure our future, for humanity, for the natural world? Come share …

GREENS PASS POLICY RESOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT ANIMAL RIGHTS, BAN CLEAR CUTTING, AND SUPPORT ECOTOURISM

MEDIA RELEASE February 9, 2019 GREENS PASS POLICY RESOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT ANIMAL RIGHTS, BAN CLEAR CUTTING, AND SUPPORT ECOTOURISM CALGARY – Members of the Green Party of Alberta passed a wide range of policy resolutions designed to position the party as a champion of social justice and sustainability in advance of this year’s provincial general …

TACKLE SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY IN POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION, SAYS GREEN PARTY

MEDIA RELEASE January 16, 2019 TACKLE SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY IN POST-SECONDARY  EDUCATION, SAYS GREEN PARTY CALGARY – Post-secondary education in Alberta needs a dramatic overhaul, according to the Green Party of Alberta. Ever-increasing tuition rates are further reducing accessibility to post-secondary education.  Both the federal and provincial governments exacerbate the suffering of low-income students and their …

GREEN PARTY OF ALBERTA SUPPORTS UNIST’OT’EN AND GIDIMT’EN

January 9, 2019 GREEN PARTY OF ALBERTA SUPPORTS UNIST’OT’EN AND GIDIMT’EN CALGARY – The Green Party of Alberta fully supports the Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en peoples and condemns the unnecessary, expensive and over-the-top actions of the RCMP yesterday (January 8, 2019) in BC.  The Green Party of Alberta is concerned about the ‘police state’ mentality resulting …