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About the Green Party of Canada and Vision Green
Avoiding the “Dark Age Ahead”
PART 1: THE GREEN ECONOMY
A. Principles Guiding the Green Economic Plan
1. Maximize efficiency
2. Get the prices right
B. Applying These Principles to Economic Decision-Making
1. Reporting the well-being of the nation more accurately
2. Fair taxes – fiscal reform
3. Balanced budget – debt reduction
4. Removing corporate subsidies: distorting the market
5. Income trusts
6. Labour
7. Open source computer software
8. Small business loans and entrepreneurial incentives
9. Financial institutions
10. Railroads – re-establishing the national dream
11. Green urban transportation
12. Infrastructure and communities
13. Agriculture and food
14. Genetically engineered organisms
15. Fisheries
16. Green forest vision
17. Expanding eco-tourism
18. Mining
19. Energy industry: no to nuclear
PART 2: AVERTING CLIMATE CATASTROPHE
1. Making actual reductions in CO2 emissions
2. Adapting to climate change
3. Leaving no stone unturned
a) Government
b) Buildings
c) Efficiency
d) Renewable energy
f) Vehicles
g) Communities
h) Industry
i) Forestry
j) Agriculture
k) Fossil fuels
l) Nuclear power
m) Global
PART 3: PRESERVING AND RESTORING THE ENVIRONMENT
1. Air quality
2. Water protection and conservation
3. National parks
4. Species at risk
5. Toxic chemicals
7. Zero waste
8. Commercial seal hunt
9. Animal welfare
10. Green Arctic strategy
11. Measuring and protecting Canada’s natural accounts
PART 4: PEOPLE
1. Family-focused programme
2. Relief for the middle class
3. Child care
4. Seniors
5. Healthier people – healthier health care
6. Ending the war on drugs
7. Rights, respect and dignity
a) Women's equality
b) People with disabilities
c) Immigration and new Canadians
d) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-gendered rights
e) Aboriginal policy
8. Protecting access to excellence in post-secondary education
9. Striving for justice
a) Reforming the Divorce Act
b) Criminal justice
c) Gun control and ownership rights
10. Eliminating poverty
11. Eliminating child poverty
12. Ending homelessness
13. Beauty and integrity
PART 5: THE PLANET NEEDS CANADA (AND VICE VERSA)
1. Canada’s role as global leader in peacemaking and poverty alleviation
2. Making poverty history
3. Press for the elimination of all nuclear weapons
5. Rebalance our role in Afghanistan
6. Stopping the genocide in Darfur
7. Rebuild Canada’s traditional diplomatic muscle
8. Maintaining a healthy relationship with our closest neighbour
9. Trade and sovereignty
10. Security and Prosperity Partnership for North America
PART 6: GOOD GOVERNMENT
1. Democratic renewal and proportional representation
2. Increasing government accountability and ethical conduct
3. Making government a leader in ethical purchasing
4. Supporting the free flow of information
5. The RCMP
6. Rebuilding federal/provincial/territorial relations
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Published by: Marina Dragomiretzkaya on Jun 23, 2011
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