Upcoming Events

Regina Elphinstone-Centre Greens Contested Nomination Meeting

It's in Room 104. In order to be eligible to vote, you must be a member in good standing with the Green Party of Saskatchewan and live within the boundaries of the Regina Elphinstone-Centre constituency. The cutoff for the purchase of a membership to vote in this contest is April 19, 2014.

Saturday April 26, 2014
1:00pm
Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina

The Battlefords Greens Nomination Meeting

GPS Leader Victor Lau will be the Guest Speaker.

Thursday May 1, 2014
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Mr. Ribs, 11212 Railway Avenue East, North Battleford, Sk

GrED Talks - Green Party of Saskatchewan 2014 Annual General Meeting and Convention

May 2, 2014

GrED TALKS list of speakers

12:00 Noon

Sandi Urban-Hall

-Vice Chair of Equal Voice

-Trustee for PVSD

-past President of CSBA and SSBA

(Never Mind the Glass Ceiling; It's Getting Stuck on the Floor or Falling Off the Cliff We Have to Worry About)

1:00pm

Amber Fletcher

-Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

-official Canadian delegate to the United Nations Convention on the Status of Women

-laureate of the Governor General's Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case for her work on gender equality in Canada

(Sustainability on the Prairies: Farmers, Environment and Change)

2:00pm

Chuk Plante

-Policy Director for Upstream, a Saskatoon based think-tank

-an expert in quantitative methods, survey data and poverty

-also a PhD candidate in sociology at McGill University

(From Numbers to Action: The Cost of Poverty in Sask and Finding Upstream Solutions)

3:00pm

Nancy Greyeyes

-active member of Committee for Future Generations

-advocate for Renewable Energy

-involved participant in many land, air and water protection actions across Canada

(Roles and Responsibilities in Regards to Future Generations from a Neyhiyaw/Anishnabe Woman's Perspective)

4:00pm

Larry Kowalchuk

-lawyer with Kowalchuk Law Office

-has appeared at all levels of the court system including the Supreme Court of Canada

-recently become active using the law to promote environmental and aboriginal justice

(Human Rights and the Environment:Rising Up!)

5:00pm

Jill Poulton

-certified Executive and Life Coach with expertise in leadership development

-best known for her ability to inspire and empower others

-Jill values people and relationships

(Becoming a Person of Influence)

6:00pm

Jack Warnock

-retired teacher of political economy and sociology at University of Regina

-author of 'Saskatchewan:The Roots of Discontent and Protest (2004)'

-also a founding member of the New Green Alliance and a NGA candidate in 1999 and 2004 provincial elections

(Natural Resources as Community Property)

EVENING GUEST SPEAKER

7:30pm

Adam Olsen

(Leader of the BC Green Party)

Friday May 2, 2014
12:00pm
Unitarian Fellowing of Regina, 2700 College Avenue, Regina, Sk.

The Future is You!

Two more GPS candidates ready to go in Regina

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS) has nominated two more Regina candidates in the past two days to stand for the next provincial election. On Monday, Salesperson Crystal Giesbrecht was acclaimed to run for the GPS in Regina Walsh Acres constituency, and on Tuesday, Adam Josephson, a welder, was acclaimed to carry the GPS banner in Regina University constituency. GPS Leader Victor Lau is extremely pleased about these latest nominations. “Our party is building an extremely strong team of candidates right across this province. In Regina, we are almost ready to go.” Giesbrecht and Josephson are the 9th and 10th GPS candidates to be selected for the provincial election. They are also the 6th and 7th candidates ready for the Greens in Regina, and Crystal is the 4th woman candidate, raising the total percentage of female GPS candidates to 40 percent.

For more information, please contact Victor Lau at (306)737-5345.

Sara Piotrofsky is nominated to run for Sask Greens in Regina Rosemont constituency

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Regina, Saskatchewan –Sara Piotrofsky was acclaimed tonight to become the Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS) candidate for the Regina Rosemont constituency in the next provincial election. Sara is also Vice-President of the Regina Rosemont Greens and is employed as a Kitchen Aide.

GPS Leader Victor Lau says Sara will be a fierce champion for her constituents. “Sara brings a passion to the things that she believes in, which include fairness and democracy for all.” Sara is the 8th candidate to be nominated to run for the Saskatchewan Greens in the next provincial election, and is also the third woman candidate, bringing the total percentage of female candidates running for the GPS to about 38%. Our party’s goal is to have women candidates on the ballot in at least 51% of the 61 constituencies. In the 2011 provincial election, 43% of the 58 candidates were women.

For more information, please contact Victor Lau at (306)737-5345.

Sask Greens nominate two women candidates in Saskatoon

Sunday April 6, 2014

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Saturday, 5 April was an extremely busy day in the Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS). Two women were nominated to run for the GPS, Jaime Fairley in Saskatoon Nutana and Tammy McDonald in Saskatoon Westview. GPS Leader Victor Lau is excited to add women to the slate of candidates. “We are committed to running women candidates in at least half of the 61 constituencies across Saskatchewan next time. Last time 43% of our candidates were women. We want to do better than that this time. Fairley and McDonald make up 2 out of 7 nominated candidates or 29% of the candidates now ready to run for the GPS in the next election.

For more information, please contact Victor Lau at (306)737-5345.

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