• Balance the Budget WITHOUT CUTS!

    No cuts to social programing or eduction or health care or environmental protection including flood control are needed in order to balance the budget. The Green approach to budgeting raises the revenue needed to efficiently provide for human and environmental needs at reasonable cost

  • Protect Our Water: First Green Bill in Ontario

    Where "development" and "environment" meet: enacting conservation plans. Modeled on the Oakridges Moraine Conservation Act, which protects the water in the Peterborough-Kawartha region, including neighboring ridings, and was passed by a previous Conservative government in 2005, the Green Party's Bill 71 protects the Paris Galt Moraine. We have video of Mike Schreiner's introduction of the bill, links and excerpts to the actual text, and links and excerpts of the Oakridges Moraine Conservation 2017 Plan to give you a concrete idea of what this all means.

  • We Can Defend Public Health Care!

    Are you as alarmed about the moves towards privatization as we are? There is so much evidence that public health care is the only efficient way. That’s why the Green Party of Ontario’s platform strengthens it, and puts the emphasis on prevention. And we come close to balancing the provincial budget! Mike Schreiner has launched a campaign to defend public health care. We need to stop starving public health care and embrace Dr. Danielle Martin’s 6 big ideas to improve health care for all Canadians. It is great to see how her ideas match up with Green Party policy. Big Idea 1: THE RETURN TO RELATIONSHIPS: Ensure relationship-based primary health…

  • Gianne Broughton among panelists on Pints and Politics

    On November 6 Gianne Broughton joined Peter Morgan, Tricia Clarkson and Guy Hanchet as a panelist on Trent Radio’s show Pints and Politics. The panelists explored the most important physical actions our community could take to convert to a low-carbon way of life in response to the looming risk of catastrophic climate.  If Peterborough’s new council asked citizens what actions the City should take, what would we suggest? You can listen to the podcast here.