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Provincial Budget Fails Manitobans

by James Beddome, Leader, Green Party of Manitoba Building a sustainable Manitoba requires a provincial budget that taxes things we do not want, like pollution, and removes taxes on things that we do want, such as job creation. This budget fails in both respects. This Government brags about new water treatment investments related to CentrePort Canada, yet for decades we ... Read More »

Beddome: The NDP done very little about poverty

Winnipeg, April 23, 2015: Green Party of Manitoba Leader James Beddome took part in today’s Make Poverty History Rally at the Manitoba Legislature and spoke about some of the measures the provincial government must do to prove it is serious about reducing poverty in Manitoba. Joining him was Green Party candidate in Wolseley, David Nickarz. Read More »

Energy East – Our risk, their reward

The Energy East pipeline is being pushed onto the people of Manitoba in spite of growing concerns. The project will see millions of litres a day of diluted tar sands bitumen pushed through an aging pipeline, all the way to Canada’s east coast where 75% of it will then be shipped overseas. It will result in little economic activity for ... Read More »

Andrew Park: Bill C-51 must not pass

Winnipeg, March 14, 2015: Andrew Park, Green Party of Canada candidate for Winnipeg South Centre, spoke to a crowd of about a thousand people who rallied at Winnipeg City Hall to express opposition to Bill C-51, the so-called The Anti-Terrorism Act that Stephen Harper’s Conservative government introduced January 30, 2015. Read More »

Leadership Contestants

On November 15 the members of the Green Party of Manitoba will select a new party Leader. Follow the links to read the Biographies of the contestants. James Beddome http://greenparty.mb.ca/candidate/james-beddome Kate Storey http://greenparty.mb.ca/candidate/kate-storey-0 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 »