Author Archives: Dirk Hoeppner

2015 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 21st

Manitoba Green Party Annual Convention 2015 JOIN US on Saturday November 21, 2015 for the Annual Convention of the Manitoba Greens. WHERE:  Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion street. Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0T1 WHEN:   Registration at 8:30 am, meeting starts at 9:00 am. HOW MUCH:  $30 for admission, includes a catered brunch and snacks with vegan option.  Please give advance notice of ... Read More »

Beddome is Back

November 16, 2014 (Winnipeg, MB) Beddome is Back: Former Party Leader Elected  The Green Party of Manitoba (GPM) elected a new Executive Council at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday, including the election of former Party Leader James Beddome back to his former position after stepping down a year prior. Beddome received approximately 68 percent of the votes cast by individual ... Read More »

Scrap Bipole altogether: Manitoba Greens

“We have enough electricity to meet our needs until at least 2020,” Green Party leader James Beddome said Wednesday … Standing in Memorial Park, across from the Manitoba Legislature, Beddome said if Manitobans reduce their energy consumption, Manitoba Hydro will have enough power to serve both people within the province and meet the needs of the export market. Pending an ... Read More »

Elizabeth May to kick off Green Train Whistle Stop tour Friday in Vancouver

For Immediate Release VANCOUVER – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, will launch her Green Train national rail tour with a rally in Vancouver this Friday evening “We are travelling by rail across Canada to raise awareness of both the crisis facing Canadian democracy, and the crisis facing our rail system,” said ... Read More »

Manitoba budget the Green way

Missed opportunity is the theme of the NDP government’s 2014 provincial budget. The province is missing a chance to invest in renewable energy, ignoring the province’s capacity for solar and wind power production. It is missing the opportunity to connect government job creation programs to stable, healthy green jobs that promote the local economy and the well-being of Manitobans. And ... Read More »

FIRST NATIONS GO GREEN ON NUCLEAR WASTE

FIRST NATIONS GO GREEN ON NUCLEAR WASTE For Immediate Release WINNIPEG – Two Canadian First Nations are leading the way toward a responsible economy by taking a green stand on nuclear waste, says Alain Landry, interim leader of the Green Party of Manitoba. The Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Manitoba and the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation near Creighton, Saskatchewan, have issued ... Read More »