This is Our Time for a Green New Deal

We’re building a mass movement in support of a made-in-Canada Green New Deal. The first step is holding our newly elected leaders to account.

Tell your MP to get to work

Who we are:

Members of parliament who have accepted their mandate letterS:

Matthew Green (Hamilton Centre)
Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona)
Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski)
Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre)
Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby)
Jenny Kwan (Vancouver East)
Laurel Collins (Victoria)
Taylor Bachrach (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Paul Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith)
Elizabeth May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie)
Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Alistair MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford)
Heather McPherson (Edmonton Strathcona)
Rachel Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Richard Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay)
Julie Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth)

 

Blogs:

Earlier today, I was arrested

At 9:30 am on October 28th, 27 young people were arrested today occupying the House of Commons calling on our newly elected MPs to come together, put partisan politics aside, and govern for a Green New Deal. Here’s a personal account from one of them.

About last night

We’re in a critical window right now, where the priorities of our next government are up for negotiation. Let’s speak up.

We’ve built something special.

Before polls closed on Oct. 21, Our Time campaign manager, Amara Possian, sent out one last e-mail with some reflections about the campaign.

These 10 candidates will change politics — let’s get them elected.

Our Time is organizing an inter-generational alliance of voters to turn out to elect these champions and we really need your help in these critical races.
10 of our Green New Deal champions are running in some of the tightest races in the country. Here’s who they are and how you can support them.

Climate and the Leaders’ Debate

Last night climate change was one of the most discussed issues during the English Federal Leaders’ Debate. Between the shouting matches and bickering over who is worse for Canada, and the significant air time wasted on a white nationalist like Maxime Bernier, 21 minutes were devoted to climate change. It came up during conversations about the economy, about leadership, about Indigenous rights, and other debate topics.

Our Time Newsletter 11

It’s E-18, and we’re still buzzing from last Friday’s massive climate strikes. That’s why today’s newsletter is a bit of a special edition. Instead of the usual format, we just wanted to highlight the next steps we’re taking to turn this outpouring of energy into momentum for a made-in-Canada Green New Deal. (Photo Credit: Nhattan Nguyen)

Our Time Newsletter 10

It’s E-26, and big things are happening. Last week, more than 4 million people turned out for the first wave of Global Climate Strikes, and this Friday, millions more will take part in cross-Canada mobilizations during the second wave. Plus, just yesterday, we announced 16 new candidate endorsements, bringing our total number of Green New Deal champions to 29.

Our Time Newsletter 9

There are 33 days left to election day, and while the campaign is just getting going, Our Time is in full swing. Our message of the week: Millions of people around the world are joining the upcoming global climate strikes. Are our politicians paying attention?

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