News & Issues

The Green Party, provincially and federally, is committed to discussing and putting forward policies that embody the six green values: Ecological Wisdom, Social Justice, Participatory Democracy, Nonviolence, Sustainability, and Respect for Diversity.

Here are some issues that are of particular interest in Peterborough-Kawartha.

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Detailed Information about our Contestants

We are pleased to announce that two well known proponents of climate action and social justice will contend for the Federal Green Party nomination at an on-line meeting open to the public on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Chanté White Chanté White is a second generation...

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GPC Nomination Meeting on August 4

Two well known proponents of climate action and social justice will contend for the Federal Green Party nomination at an on-line meeting open to the public on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 7:30. The meeting will be held on Zoom at the link below. Please register at...

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AGM Report to the Membership from the CEO

AGM Report to the Membership from the CEO

Good afternoon everyone.  Thank you for taking time out of your Saturday to join us. The Green Party Movement is an international movement that is growing as people all over the world realize that the current global trajectory is unsustainable The Green Party wants be...

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Backgrounder for Executive Positions

In preparation for the Annual General Meeting in February, nominations are open for all executive positions on both the local provincial constituency association and the federal electoral district association. The AGMs for both associations will take place the same evening, February 11, at 6:30 PM. The venue will soon be finalized.

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Green Party Federal Agriculture Policy

Rural people are at the forefront of climate change. But often they are isolated from the decision-making that impacts their environment and their options for adapting. The Green Party aims to bring the adaptation process into the power of rural people by...

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Detailed Information about our Contestants

We are pleased to announce that two well known proponents of climate action and social justice will contend for the Federal Green Party nomination at an on-line meeting open to the public on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Chanté White Chanté White is a second generation...

read more

GPC Nomination Meeting on August 4

Two well known proponents of climate action and social justice will contend for the Federal Green Party nomination at an on-line meeting open to the public on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 7:30. The meeting will be held on Zoom at the link below. Please register at...

read more
AGM Report to the Membership from the CEO

AGM Report to the Membership from the CEO

Good afternoon everyone.  Thank you for taking time out of your Saturday to join us. The Green Party Movement is an international movement that is growing as people all over the world realize that the current global trajectory is unsustainable The Green Party wants be...

read more

Green Party Federal Agriculture Policy

Rural people are at the forefront of climate change. But often they are isolated from the decision-making that impacts their environment and their options for adapting. The Green Party aims to bring the adaptation process into the power of rural people by...

read more

A Big Welcome

A Big Welcome

Caption First, a BIG THANK YOU to all of our supporters during the 2018 campaign. We made a good showing, and it gives us a good foundation for promoting Green policies through the coming mandate. With that goal in mind: Membership Matters. The Green Party is run...

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Balance the Budget WITHOUT CUTS!

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

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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.

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We Can Defend Public Health Care!

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...

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A BIG THANK YOU

A BIG THANK YOU

First, a BIG THANK YOU to all of our supporters during the 2018 campaign. We made a good showing, and it gives us a good foundation for promoting Green policies through the coming mandate.   With that goal in mind: Membership Matters. The Green Party is run...

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Nature Care Earth Day Awards Celebration

Nature Care Earth Day Awards Celebration

Join the Green Party to recognize and celebrate some of the many ways that local people and organizations are caring for the environment. Meet, Greet and Eat! Enjoy a bit of the forecasted sun on the porch overlooking the river. It isn't too late to nominate! PM...

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Nature Care Earth Day Awards

Nature Care Earth Day Awards

Purpose: To raise public knowledge of the many feasible ways that people in our community are caring for the Earth and that, in many cases, they are providing employment. Concept: This is not a contest. After verification, everyone who is nominated gets the award. Our...

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Media Coverage!

With the 2018 Provincial election approaching, the media has begun featuring our Green Candidate Gianne Broughton. Gianne comments on Doug Ford's PC leadership election From Peterborough Examiner Who is Gianne Broughton From journeymagazineptbo.com

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Mike Schreiner to Visit Ptbo Again!

Mike Schreiner to Visit Ptbo Again!

Provincial Green Party Leader, Mike Schreiner is visiting Peterborough on Saturday March 24. And we're busy planning all the details... Mike wants to hear from you, our members, about the concerns you have, the advice you can offer, and your enthusiasm for the Green...

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Left? Right? Green!

Left? Right? Green!

Greens are fully committed to social justice, the elimination of poverty, fiscal prudence (ie “living within our means environmentally and economically”) to engaged foreign policy pushing for a robust investment in global climate action, achieving the Sustainable development goals, full reconciliation with indigenous peoples, and making decisions now for the benefit of our children. We are hard to peg as left or right. We just think Green values make sense in the 21st Century.

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Backgrounder for Executive Positions

In preparation for the Annual General Meeting in February, nominations are open for all executive positions on both the local provincial constituency association and the federal electoral district association. The AGMs for both associations will take place the same evening, February 11, at 6:30 PM. The venue will soon be finalized.

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William Beauvais Classical Guitarist

William Beauvais Classical Guitarist

Old Wood New Seeds Winter Longing Music A solo CD of new music by William Beauvais. The culmination of two years of creativity, Old Wood - New Seeds presents a collection of wonderful music for classical guitar. It includes the folk inspired suite Appalachian Colours...

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The Environmental Registry: Use it or lose it!

Now’s your first chance to affect Environmental Policy! Since GreenPeace launched a court challenge against the withdrawal of Cap and Trade, the government has decided to fulfill its legal responsibility to hold an on-line consultation through the Environmental...

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2018 Barrie Convention & AGM

2018 Barrie Convention & AGM

GPO AGM Barrie, September 14th-16th, 2018 In the last four months, we… Set records in fundraising Signed up more members than ever Elected our first Green MPP! Now it’s time for Ontario Greens to come together and prepare for the path ahead! Over the weekend we will…...

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People Powered Change

People Powered Change

  Everyday I meet people like you who know that politics is broken. Backroom deals. Political games. Accounting gimmicks. I know we can do better. I want to work with you to build a better future, one fueled by people powered change. In the next session of the...

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This Budget has nothing for climate

This Budget has nothing for climate

“This Budget has nothing for climate – nothing at all. It’s as if we’re not in a climate emergency.” - Elizabeth May, MP The Liberal government released its budget this week, outlining the government’s priorities for 2018. Where it’s putting your money – and where...

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AT HEART, I AM AN OPTIMIST

AT HEART, I AM AN OPTIMIST

Though my job constantly requires me to look to the challenges and dangers on the horizon, I know that Canadians working together can solve any problem, overcome any hurdle. I think that is what makes us Canadian – a profound faith that together, through hard work,...

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