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Green Party Leader Steps Down, Interim Leader Appointed

MEDIA RELEASE September 4, 2019  GREEN PARTY LEADER STEPS DOWN, INTERIM LEADER APPOINTED EDMONTON – Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes has resigned as Leader of the Green Party of Alberta. Citing overarching personal reasons, Chagnon-Greyeyes brought her tenure as leader to a conclusion. The GPA’s Executive Council have appointed Will Carnegie, the Green Party’s Candidate of Record in …

Teachers’ Voices Needed In Curriculum Development, Say Greens

MEDIA RELEASE August 27, 2019 TEACHERS’ VOICES NEEDED IN CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, SAY GREENS EDMONTON – The provincial government’s decision to arbitrarily scrap its Memorandum of Understanding on curriculum development with the Alberta Teachers Association (ATA) will have detrimental repercussions for students, say the Green Party of Alberta. Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes, leader of the GPA and the …

Library Funding Freeze An Attack On Community, Say Greens

LIBRARY FUNDING FREEZE AN ATTACK ON COMMUNITY, SAY GREENS EDMONTON – A recent announcement by the provincial government that 50% of funding allocated to public libraries in Alberta has been frozen pending review has prompted the Green Party of Alberta to register its concern. Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes, Leader of the Green Party of Alberta, says “Public …

TAX CREDIT FREEZE A BAD MOVE, SAY GREENS

MEDIA RELEASE Date: August 13, 2019 TAX CREDIT FREEZE A BAD MOVE, SAY GREENS EDMONTON – A recent decision by the provincial government to freeze a tax credit that previously stimulated growth in information technology, clean technology, health technology, interactive digital media, and digital animation has drawn the criticism of the Green Party of Alberta. …

Fall 2019 Policy Convention

A Policy meeting will be held on September 14, 2019, at the Greenfield Community Hall, located at 3803 114 Street in Edmonton, from approximately 9 AM to 4:30 PM, with more details later. All members are encouraged to submit policy motions in their area(s) of interest. Submissions should be prepared in the format outlined in the Party’s Policy Manual (attached) and directed to policy@greenpartyofalberta.ca.

“BAN CONVERSION THERAPY” SAY GREENS IN ALBERTA

MEDIA RELEASE June 3, 2019  “BAN CONVERSION THERAPY” SAY GREENS IN ALBERTA EDMONTON – There is no legitimate basis for conversion therapy and the practice must be banned in Alberta, says the Green Party of Alberta. GPA Party Leader Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes says conversion therapy, which is predicated on the false assumption that one’s sexual orientation …

GREEN PARTY OF ALBERTA SUPPORTS PRO-CHOICE

MEDIA RELEASE Date: May 26, 2019 GREEN PARTY OF ALBERTA SUPPORTS PRO-CHOICE EDMONTON – The Green Party of Alberta fully supports pro-choice legislation and condemns any restrictions placed on current legislation regarding women’s rights. Recently, 12 Conservative MPs marched in an anti-abortion rally on Parliament Hill, exposing an apparent eagerness to re-ignite the abortion debate …