Grow Your Own Green, Say Greens

Grow Your Own Green, Say Greens

JAN. 29, 2021 [Treaty One Territory — Winnipeg, MB] Green Party Leader James Beddome is lending his support to a court challenge and urging the Manitoba Government to give up the fight, change legislation, and allow Manitobans to grow their own Cannabis at home....
Greens Say No to Augmented Flow for CRD Licence

Greens Say No to Augmented Flow for CRD Licence

On January 28, 2021 Green Party of Manitoba Leader James Beddome sent a letter to the Minister of Conservation and Climate urging that the final license for the Churchill River Diversion project should not be granted until: The fundamental and Constitutional...
Recycling Survey a Recycled Promise

Recycling Survey a Recycled Promise

JAN. 22, 2021 [Treaty Two Territory — Brandon, MB] — The Government of Manitoba’s release of an online survey about “Recycling in Manitoba” is just another “weak attempt by the Government to appear transparent through surveys over...

Greens announce bold plan for zero waste in Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB — Party leader James Beddome and Wolseley candidate David Nickarz announced the Greens’ plans for moving to zero waste in Manitoba, including cost-sharing municipal composting programs, banning single-use plastics, and enhancing producer responsibility...

Manitoba Greens call for labour reforms

Party Leader James Beddome said that if elected, Greens would push for strong labour reforms including an immediate move towards a card check process for union certification and ensuring that collective agreements made between the government and unions are honored....

Greens call for proportional representation

GPM Deputy Leader and Union Station MLA candidate Andrea Shalay announced that if elected this fall, Greens would push for proportional representation in Manitoba. “Currently, Manitoba’s winner-take-all voting system allows political parties to govern with a majority...

Manitoba Greens call for a free ride

Winnipeg, MB — Green Party leader James Beddome was handing out free bus tickets at Osbourne Junction today as a way of promoting the party’s fare-free transit policy. “If we want to get serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions then we need to work on ways to...
Mr. Pallister, you’re simply wrong.

Mr. Pallister, you’re simply wrong.

On April 4th, Premier Pallister was interviewed by Vassy Kapelos for the CBC program Power and Politics about his government’s decision to take the federal government to court over its imposition of a carbon tax in Manitoba.  His stated reason for doing so was the...
Review of Budget 2019

Review of Budget 2019

Made-In-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan Budget Paper “The 2018 budget established the Climate and Green Plan Implementation Fund of $40 million that will provide the necessary support to government departments to implement the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan....
Greens oppose frack sand operation

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...