Wednesday , 1 July 2015

Green News

NDP’s CFS Strategy has failed, says Green Party advocate Don Woodstock

Don Woodstock

Winnipeg, June 28, 2015 – The Manitoba Green Party’s Child and Family Services advocate, Don Woodstock, is calling on Minister Irvin-Ross to fund programs that will strengthen families and keep CFS children out of the sex trade. “The NDP’s CFS strategy has failed,” said Woodstock. “By removing kids from their community, isolating and depriving them of human contact, and abandoning ... Read More »

Andrew Park says “Stop Bill C-51″

Andrew Park, Candidate for Winnipeg South Centre in 2015

Winnipeg, May 30, 2015: Green Party of Canada candidate for Winnipeg South Centre Andrew Park spoke at the Winnipeg rally against Bill C-51, the federal government’s proposed “anti-terrorism” legislation, which would give police much broader powers, allow them to detain people on the suspicion that they might commit a crime, and give new powers to Canada’s spy agency to violate ... Read More »

“Finish the job, proclaim the Child Protection law,” says Woodstock

Don Woodstock

Winnipeg, June 1, 2015: Green Party of Manitoba Family Services Advocate Don Woodstock says the NDP Government should proclaim the law requiring mandatory reporting of critical incidents involving children in care that it passed nearly a year ago. The Child and Family Services Amendment Act (Critical Incident Reporting) was passed in June, 2014, but has never been proclaimed. This law ... Read More »

In Memoriam: Vere Scott  1942 – 2015

vere scott

by Drew Fenwick, President, Green Party of Manitoba It is with a heavy heart that I inform Party members of the passing of our dear friend and fellow green, Vere Scott. A long time member of the Green Party of Manitoba, Vere was active on the policy committee and was a candidate for the Greens in several elections. Vere advocated ... Read More »