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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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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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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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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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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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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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