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Greens oppose frack sand operation

On February 12, 2019, Green Party of Manitoba Environment Advocate Dave Nickarz sent a letter to Minister squire in opposition to the proposed Wanipigow Sand Extraction Project. Below is a copy of the text of that letter. Minister Squires, I am writing to you on behalf of the Green Party of Manitoba in my capacity as Environment Advocate, concerning the ... Read More »

Greens Comment on Government’s Proposed Wetland Drainage Regulations

Green Party of Manitoba Leader James Beddome and Environment Advocate Dave Nickarz submitted a letter to the Government of Manitoba in response to their proposed wetland regulations, which organizations such as Lake Winnipeg Foundation had identified as being inadequate. Below is the text of the letter that was submitted to the Government on January 24, 2019: We write this letter on ... Read More »

The province must show leadership in responding to Greyhound plans to cancel service

Green Party of Manitoba leader James Beddome has called on Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister to show leadership in developing a made-in-Manitoba response to Greyhound’s recent announcement that it would cancel its passenger bus service in Manitoba. “The loss of this bus service will create hardship for many Manitobans, particularly those in rural and remote communities,” said Beddome. “The provincial government ... Read More »

Françoise Therrien Vrignon représentera le Parti vert aux élections partielles de Saint-Boniface

Winnipeg, 7 mai 2018 – James Beddome, chef du Parti vert du Manitoba, annonce que Françoise Therrien Vrignon se présentera aux élections partielles de Saint-Boniface, au nom du Parti vert du Manitoba. « Françoise est intelligente, énergétique, articulée et parfaitement bilingue », dit M. Beddome. « Je suis heureux qu’on puisse présenter une candidate si compétente aux électeurs de Saint-Boniface. ... Read More »

Françoise Therrien Vrignon to represent the Greens in the 2018 St. Boniface by-election

Winnipeg, May 7, 2018 – Party Leader James Beddome has announced that Françoise Therrien Vrignon will contest the St. Boniface by-election on behalf of the Green Party of Manitoba. “Françoise is intelligent, energetic, articulate and fluently bilingual,” said Beddome. “I’m pleased we are able to offer the voters of St. Boniface such a capable candidate.” “To create sustainable, healthy communities, ... Read More »

Reflections on the Green Party breakthrough in PEI

Winnipeg, Jan. 26, 2018: Manitoba Green Party activists Andrea Shalay and David Nickarz helped Hannah Bell win the 2017 byelection in Charlottetown-Parkdale last November for the Prince Edward Island Green Party. In this interview they talk with Mary Jane Eason and Kristen Andrews of CKUW-FM 95.9 about the significance of the win for PEI and for Greens in the rest ... Read More »

Beddome: Manitoba’s Climate Plan needs improvement

Winnipeg, Nov. 28, 2017: Hundreds of Winnipeggers packed Convocation Hall at the University of Winnipeg to discuss the provincial government’s Manitoba Climate and Green Plan discussion paper. Manitoba Green Party Leader James Beddome had these comments. Read More »