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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 »

Green Party of Manitoba calls for free public transit

Winnipeg, Nov. 22, 2017 — “As the City of Winnipeg contemplates service cuts and fare hikes to Winnipeg’s much-needed transit system, the Green Party of Manitoba supports a publicly-funded, fare-free system,” says James Beddome, Leader of the Green Party of Manitoba. The Province under Premier Pallister signalled it will cut $10.7 million from the transit subsidy to the City of ... Read More »

Meet our Candidate for Point Douglas: Sabrina Koehn Binesi

The Green Party of Manitoba announces Sabrina Koehn Binesi as its candidate in the upcoming Point Douglas by-election on June 13. Sabrina Koehn Binesi lives, works and volunteers in Point Douglas. She has the vision to lead with a fresh perspective and the courage to be a voice for change. Sabrina Koehn Binesi is passionate about the concerns of Point ... Read More »