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  S/R 13: Ecology as Politics: The Green Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
At the party's 6th annual gathering in Castlegar, BC in August of 1996, major constitutional amendments were passed, and policy was agreed to in a wide variety of areas.
Long before the Green Party of Canada existed, I was working, through grassroots organizing, to reverse the state orientation of politics and create a climate in which citizens are active participants, rather than passive subjects of those in power.
Canada has 10 provinces and 2 territories, each of which has its own government, elected in the same way as the federal government is chosen.
www.greens.org /s-r/13/13-01.html   (2236 words)

  
  Green Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada.
In the fall of 2005, Sonya Chandler was elected to the Victoria, BC council as a Green.
The GPC is a member of the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas and recognized by the Global Greens as representing Canadian Greens federally.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Green_Party_of_Canada   (1866 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada
Two parties, the Liberals and the Greens, have elected new leaders within the past 6 months and the Conservatives will be seeking re-election for the first time in 14 years.
The recently elected Green Party leader ran a strong campaign to take almost 26% of total votes cast, a dramatic increase on the party's 5.48% share in the last federal election in January.
It was the Green Party's best-ever result in a federal election, easily eclipsing the previous mark of 16.7% achieved in the B.C. riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands in 2004.
main.greenparty.ca   (1227 words)

  
 Three candidates vie for Green Party of Canada leadership : Thunderbay IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Green Party of Canada is having a leadership race with a vote on February 15th, 2003.
Crummey was on the Green Party national council for two years, ran for deputy mayor and councillor at large for St. John's city council, and ran twice for the Newfoundland legislature.
The Green Party of Canada (http://www.greenparty.ca) has members in every region of the country and ran candidates in 111 ridings in the 2000 federal election.
thunderbay.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=2927   (439 words)

  
 Newfoundland and Labrador Green Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"The Green Party of Canada in Newfoundland and Labrador"
The Green Party of Canada is a national party that is built upon the tenets of ecology and conservation.
The Terra Nova Greens is the Newfoundland and Labrador chapter of the Green Party of Canada.
www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca /providers/green   (91 words)

  
 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Leaders and Parties
The Green party website says that during his travels, Harris saved the life of a baby who had fallen into the water near a dock.
Harris worked as a volunteer for the Ontario Green party during that time, and organized the campaign for the 1990 provincial election.
Several high-profile members of the party resigned about a year after he was first elected leader, saying Harris was moving away from support for social justice and environmental solutions, and more toward a business agenda.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/leadersparties/leaders/bio_harris.html   (615 words)

  
 OpenPolitics.ca : Green Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The GPC compared its own policies to those of other such parties in a party platform comparison chart, last updated during the Canadian federal election, 2004.
Due to its history of participatory democracy, some GPC members seek a set of GPC protocols to outline what the party does (or "is supposed to do") to earn status as a viable major federal political party in Canada.
The Party was writing Platform 2005 using the Green Party of Canada Living Platform - the core of the Platform 2005 project.
openpolitics.ca /tiki-index.php?page=Green+Party+of+Canada   (1378 words)

  
 Martin Willison - Green Party of Canada candidate
The Green Party is committed to developing a national childcare strategy — one that includes non-profit and professional daycare, increased support for at-home parents and greater focus on family education, health and basic nutrition.
Canada 's industrial sector is in the midst of a transformation.
Canada is a large country with a population that uses a lot of time and energy getting around from place to place.
www.fisherycrisis.com /martin.htm   (8346 words)

  
 The Green Party (B.C., Canada): A Realistic Hope for Change?
The 79 Green Party candidates in the 1993 federal election obtained from as low as.5% to as high as 2.3%.
The basic failure of both the Marxist-Leninist movement and the NDP [Canada's New Democratic Party, currently the governing party in B.C.] was that while they made wonderful policy, they never or very rarely thought out how they would implement this policy if they came to power.
As a Green I believe I must be a role model in living a life and educating others about the importance of maintaining and allowing restoration of healthy ecosystems.
www.alternativeculture.com /nature/green.htm   (1262 words)

  
 Why the Greens Aren't Very Green :: thetyee.ca
Green Party leader Jim Harris, a former Tory and a motivational speaker for large corporations, is again preoccupied with running as many candidates as possible (he ran candidates in all 308 ridings in 2004).
Voting Green may give a message to the rest thay there are a numerous portion of the population who are hugely ubhappy with the status quo and are not politcal zombies.
The party might be top down but I can tell you that as a Green Party candidate I have plenty of freedom to have my own perspective and no one is telling me what to say which im sure is not the case in the other parties.
thetyee.ca /Views/2005/12/16/GreensArentGreen   (12080 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada | Digital Copyright Canada
The Green Party Radio for July 17 includes an interview of Michael Tiemann, Vice President of Open Source Affairs at Red Hat Inc, as well as President of the Open Source Initiative.
Green Party alarmed by recklessness of Bernier’s rush to deregulation
According to the CTV, Green Party leader Elizabeth May has declared she plans to run in Central Nova, a riding currently held by Minister of Foreign Affairs Peter MacKay.
www.digital-copyright.ca /taxonomy/term/336   (1002 words)

  
 Canada Election 2004 Voter Guide: Political Parties - Green Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
However, the Greens have managed to package a radical agenda with hip slogans and graphics, and up-with-people language, that tends to breed trust, particularly among younger voters.
To decide for yourself upon the revolutionary vs. conservative nature of the Green party - and to decide whether the fiscal sizzle is truly coming from the conservative steak - it helps to look at how the Greens say they would collect revenues, spend revenues, and grow (our word) government.
In addition to these fiscal and structural proposals, the Greens would replace Canada's first past the post system with a "proportional representation" system: you vote for parties, the parties choose your MPs for you.
www.mondopolitico.com /elections/canada2004/parties/green.htm   (1224 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada Constitution
The Green Party of Canada recognizes that the community of life will not be safeguarded without a thriving and healthy human community which knows that its interests are ultimately inseparable from those of the rest of the community of life in which it is embedded and which it is a part.
In all matters other than party policy, all resolutions of a general meeting and of federal council are binding on all other units except where a general meeting specifically exempts a unit from a resolution of the general meeting or where federal council specifically exempts a unit from a resolution of federal council.
This is not a trivial issue, as at least one Canadian Green Party has already had to kick the entire executive of one local association out of the party and reconstitute the CA for this very reason.
www.uoguelph.ca /~whulet/Constgpc.htm   (18383 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Green Party of Canada
Green is an essential colour in our spectrum
A new poll by Strategic Counsel shows the Green Party at 9% and the Bloc at 10%.
How Green My Pasture Is plawiuk.blogspot.com: "Well the leader of the Green Party, that other Tory Harris, has stepped down.Harris won't lead Greens...
technorati.com /tag/Green+Party+of+Canada   (394 words)

  
 Elizabeth May, Green Party Leadership Candidate, Green Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Canada needs a bigger and more influential Green Party at this pivotal tipping point in our history.
The only party forging a plan for a Canada that is healthy and wealthy seven generations from now is the Green Party.
I hope to be able to contribute to my country as leader of the Green Party of Canada and I ask concerned Canadians to join the Green Party and offer me your support.
209.217.105.58 /home.htm   (550 words)

  
 The Green Party of Canada Endorses Open Source Software | Acts of Volition
The Liberal party is wrapped up in financial scandal, the Conservative party is a newly-formed hybrid of the PC and Alliance parties, and the NDP has a strong new leader.
I'm not sure when the Green Party got their current logo (the Wayback machine shows it was used as early as December 2001).
Parties without seats are less likely to be beholden to legacy interests so are going to be willing to move forward faster.
www.actsofvolition.com /archives/2004/april/thegreenparty   (1214 words)

  
 FCPP Publications :: Jim Harris, Leader, Green Party of Canada
A study in 2001 asked Green Party supporters who’d voted for the party how they would have voted if the party didn’t exist or wasn’t running candidates in their riding.
But I can say that Green Parties all across Canada have been spurred and encouraged in their growth by seeing the Green Party of Canada run candidates in every single riding and see almost 600,000 Canadians vote for the party.
While every other party in the last election was talking about spending more money on the health care system, which by the way, we think is a good idea, we were the only party saying, “Hey, let’s step back for a minute.
fcpp.org /main/publication_detail.php?PubID=1158   (3819 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada - Sign the Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In practice, this method is to the disadvantage of small and new parties, because they do not have the resources of the well-established parties to pay for air time, with the result that they are given less free time as well."
Over half a million Canadians voted for the Green Party of Canada in the 2004 federal election.
Authorized by the Chief Agent of the Green Party of Canada.
www.info-greenparty.ca /petition   (234 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada - Parti Vert du Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Green Party of Canada will be having its National Convention and Green Gathering in Alberta at Camp Kiwanis, located 25km West of Calgary amongst trees and along the river.
The election of the party's Federal Council for the next two years is also concluded at the convention.
The meeting is open for all to attend, however only members in good standing in the Green Party of Canada may vote or cast a ballot.
www.alternatives.com /gpc-convention   (818 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada | Welcome - Bienvenue | www.greenparty.ca
The Green Party is building for the next election.
Green Party leader calls on government to ensure adequacy of pension funds for Trenton Car Works employees
GP2 The GPC plan for a sustainable future.
www.greenparty.ca   (204 words)

  
 Sea Shepherd - Canadian Green Party Condemns Seal Hunt
Last year, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Captain Paul Watson refused to speak at the Canadian Green Party Convention because the Green Party had taken a position in support of the annual slaughter of 350,000 harp and hood seals.
In the vote that followed, the Green Party condemned the hunt by a vote of 98 to 7 becoming the first Canadian political party to oppose the seal slaughter.
Be it resolved that the Green Party of Canada rescind the policy resolution on the seal hunt (referred to in that resolution as the seal "harvest" and the seal "fishery") that it adopted at its convention held in Montreal in August, 2002.
www.seashepherd.org /news/media_041223_1.html   (489 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada - Parti Vert du Canada
Green Party of Canada - Parti Vert du Canada
Canada's real trade issues today are with China and India.
Greens do not feer loss of jobs under NAFTA.
blog.greenparty.ca   (626 words)

  
 victoriagreens.com » Green Party of Canada
They lead the Green Party by a mere 3% according to one poll, and are heading down into single digit support.
The Conservatives are looking to shore up their credibility by naming Green Party Deputy Leader David Chernushenko to the National Roundtable on the National Roundtable on Environment and the Economy.
Meanwhile, taking to a real tree stump was Elizabeth May, leader of the federal Green Party, at the opening of her local campaign office on Dundas Street downtown.
victoriagreens.com /category/green-party-of-canada   (1404 words)

  
 Platform 2006 - Green Party of Canada
As the new kid on the block, we appreciate that many Canadians want to know more about the Green Party of Canada, who we are and what we stand for.
That means: promoting energy conservation, and the conservation of wildlife, habitats, and natural ecosystems, shifting to a green economy, building mass transit and transportation systems that make ecological and social sense, reducing greenhouse gases and achieving Kyoto targets and moving beyond.
From depleted fish stocks to contaminated water to clear-cutting old growth forests, poor management of ecosystems has resulted in the loss of species and jobs, as well as the disintegration and displacement of communities built around these ecosystems.
main.greenparty.ca /platform_2006.html?&MMN_position=141:141   (430 words)

  
 Green Party of Ontario Official Website
So far none of the three parties in the legislature has supported this call, although the Greens have.
The seminar will be hosted by the U of T Greens and will be from 8:30 am to 5 pm, registration at 8 am and tickets are $100 plus GST.
Jim Harris, former leader of the Green Party of Canada, will speak.
www.greenparty.on.ca   (360 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada - Sign the Petition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"We the undersigned support the inclusion of the Green Party of Canada in the nationally- televised leaders’ debates."
Your name will appear on the online petition, and the message below will be sent on your behalf in an email to the broadcast consortium (including the CTV, CBC, and Global TV networks, as well as the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission, and Canadian Association of Broadcasters).
I support the inclusion of the Green Party of Canada in the nationally-televised leaders’ debates.
www.info-greenparty.ca /petition/signPetition.html   (143 words)

  
 Green Party of Canada // platform summary
As the new kid on the block, we appreciate that many Canadians want to know more about the Green Party of Canada, who we are and what we stand for.
That means: promoting energy conservation, and the conservation of wildlife, habitats, and natural ecosystems, shifting to a green economy, building mass transit and transportation systems that make ecological and social sense, reducing greenhouse gases and achieving Kyoto targets and moving beyond.
From depleted fish stocks to contaminated water to clear-cutting old growth forests, poor management of ecosystems has resulted in the loss of species and jobs, as well as the disintegration and displacement of communities built around these ecosystems.
www.andrewlewis.ca /pageframes/platform/platform.html   (452 words)

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