Former Mayor of Winnipeg and former Ontario cabinet minister calls for Guaranteed Livable Income
Winnipeg (14 September 2020) -- Glen Murray, candidate for leader of the Green Party of Canada, wrote today to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland urging her to consider his End Poverty Now program as a measure in an upcoming budget in response to COVID-19.
Green leadership candidate calls on federal government to implement Program immediately
WINNIPEG – August 19, 2020 – Federal Green Party leadership candidate, Glen Murray, today released End Poverty Now, a fully funded and immediately implementable program to realize the Green Party of Canada’s priority to establish a Guaranteed Livable Income (GLI).
WINNIPEG, July 13, 2020 – Here’s what commentators across Canada are saying about Glen Murray, candidate to lead the Green Party of Canada, former Mayor of Winnipeg and former Ontario cabinet minister:
Gord Miller backs Murray in race for Green Party leadership
TORONTO – Glen Murray, the former Ontario cabinet minister and Mayor of Winnipeg, was endorsed today by Gord Miller, a former Ontario Environment Commissioner.
“Glen Murray is an excellent and experienced choice for Leader of the Green Party of Canada. Glen is unwavering in applying his passion and drive towards creating a more sustainable society, one that protects both people and the natural ecological fabric of our land,” said Miller, who previously ran for the Green Party in Guelph.
For Immediate Release Wednesday, June 17, 2020 – Winnipeg, Manitoba
Today, leadership candidate Glen Murray asks the Green Party of Canada to create an Equity Fund to help improve fairness in the Green Party leadership contest and to support diversity goals in the party.
To date, Elizabeth May has openly campaigned for one and only one candidate, based on the rationale of supporting greater equity in the party.
For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 29, 2020 — Winnipeg, Manitoba — Glen Murray announced today he is running for National Leader of the Green Party of Canada. Born and raised in Quebec, he has served as a cabinet minister in the Ontario government, most notably as the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change for four years, and before that was both a councillor and mayor of Winnipeg for 15 years.