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Green Party of Alberta Announces Interim Leader

The Green Party of Alberta is pleased to announce our Interim Leader:   Coral Bliss Taylor Coral has served on the Green Party of Alberta executive since 2015 and was a candidate in the 2015 provincial election. Coral also ran for Calgary’s City Council in the 2017 municipal election, nearly unseating an incumbent with a …

Should Truck Driving Become a Trade?

With the recent tragedy in Saskatchewan, Driver experience and qualifications have come into question. It has been determined that the truck driver was licensed for only one year, and had little time with the company that he was driving for. This brings the question of experience and knowledge. Was the driver, in fact, experienced enough …

Leader’s Resignation

Hello Fellow Members, I have the unfortunate task in delivering the news that Romy Tittel tendered her resignation as Leader of the Green Party of Alberta on March 24th, 2018. The Executive Council will be calling a meeting to discuss this affair further. At this time, we have no comments about plans for electing a …

Private vs. Public Health Forum – Edmonton

This public forum was hosted by Donna M. Wilson, RN, PhD on March 14, 2018 in Edmonton. Sheryl McCumsey and Janine St. Jean attended this event on behalf of the Green Party of Alberta. Below is Sheryl’s opening and closing statements: The Green Party is strongly in favor of maintaining a publicly funded government operated health …

Self-driving Vehicles

As technology advances, we face a changing world. One of the aspects that we will face is the advent of vehicles that will operate autonomously.  Road transport is one place that we will see the biggest impact.  Drivers are expensive.  Drivers cost the company between 25 and 30 percent of the gross revenue when wages, …

How Canada measures up in the Doughnut

The University of Leeds has put together a visual reference for how well each country is fairing using the Doughnut Economics model. This website has been designed to let you compare the environmental and social performance of nations relative to a “safe and just” development space. The purpose is to foster a public discussion about …

Transition to Green Industries

Answering the question “What is the Green Parties transition plan to move Alberta towards being more Green from an industry stand point? ” from a concerned Albertan. To answer your question, in summary, there are many steps that we would take in transitioning our energy industry to a cleaner one. The first would be to stop …