• September 23, 2020

    Dimitri endorsed by David Weber

    We are glad to announce that Dimitri was endorsed by David Weber, multi time GPC candidate in Kitchener South.

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  • September 22, 2020

    Dimitri Lascaris Releases Equity Platform: Towards a Socially Just Society

    Neoliberal policies of recent decades, and the pandemic, set back historic struggles for equality, freedom and respect. They increased economic inequality and poverty and worsened discrimination, exclusion and backlash facing equity seeking groups – women, racialized Canadians, 2SLGBTQIA+, the old, the young, migrants and mentally ill and differently abled people.

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  • September 16, 2020

    Lisa Barrett endorses Dimitri Lascaris

    Dimitri Lascaris is endorsed by Lisa Barrett, former GPC candidate and Foreign Affairs critic.

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  • September 16, 2020

    Dimitri is endorsed by Rabbi David Mivasair

    Team Dimitri is very honoured to have earned the endorsement of Rabbi David Mivasair.

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  • September 15, 2020

    Dimitri endorsed by Carmen Budilean

    Team Dimitri received the endorsement of Carmen Budilean, strategic consultant and former candidate for the Green Party.

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  • September 14, 2020

    Rabble.ca debate: Dimitri lays out his vision on Canada's place in the world

    Click below to watch Dimitri speak on Palestinian rights, Venezuela, NATO, the global climate crisis, as well as the international mining and arms industries.

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  • September 08, 2020

    Dimitri Lascaris endorsed by Maria Victor

    Team Dimitri is proud to have earned the endorsement of sociologist Maria Páez Victor, MA. Ph.D., who has written numerous academic works, and has a weekly radio program on the Spanish-language community radio in Toronto.

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  • September 08, 2020

    Dimitri endorsed by Caspar Davis

    Team Dimitri is very honoured to have earned the endorsement of Caspar Davis, a 20-year member of the Green Party, and long-time activist in Victoria, with the BC Sierra Club and World Federalists of Canada.

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  • September 02, 2020

    Donations for Dimitri Lascaris surge as progressive candidates for Green Party leadership challenge the centre

    According to figures released by the Green Party on Tuesday, Dimitri Lascaris saw a remarkable surge of grass roots support, more than doubling funds raised during the prior five months of the campaign.

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  • September 02, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Indigenous Rights Platform

    As a settler society, Canada’s history has been one of dispossessing Indigenous peoples of their land, sovereignty and rights.

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  • August 29, 2020

    Peter A. Victor endorses Dimitri Lascaris for Green Party of Canada Leader.

    Team Dimitri is very honoured to have earned the endorsement of Peter A. Victor, Professor Emeritus at York University.

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  • August 23, 2020

    Kim Goldberg endorses Dimitri Lascaris for Green Party of Canada Leader.

    Kim Goldberg is an award-winning poet, journalist and the author of eight books including Devolution (poems of ecopocalypse).

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  • August 18, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Environment Platform

    The global ecological emergency is an existential threat.

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  • August 18, 2020

    Charlottetown Get-Together

    We’ve heard Greens across the country who were very excited for the highly anticipated discussion between Dimitri Lascaris and Annamie Paul at the PEI Green Drinks event on August 18. 

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  • August 16, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Policy on Electoral Reform

    Canadians are unsatisfied with our current first-past-the-post electoral system, which results in the misrepresentation of voters and hyper-partisanship. 

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  • August 16, 2020

    Dimitri endorsed by Dr. Helen Caldicott

    We are honoured at Team Dimitri to have earned the endorsement of physician, author and renowned anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott.

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  • August 13, 2020

    Dimitri Lascaris In British Columbia Following Ontario Tour

    Dimitri is continuing to meet and discuss with Canadians in communities big and small across the country. 

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  • August 12, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Foreign Policy Platform

    If today the world faces ecological and public health emergencies without the means to coordinate international action to address them, something is clearly wrong in the way its international relations are organized. Canada’s foreign policy has played no small part in bringing matters to this pass. 

     

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  • August 09, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Economic Platform

    Our existing economy not only puts profit before people and guarantees spiralling inequality, but it is also the root cause of the ecological emergency. 

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  • July 30, 2020

    The D-Brief, July 24

    When my candidacy was accepted on June 2nd, I had no idea what would come next. People across this country have responded to our call to unite progressives into the Green Party of Canada

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  • July 13, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Workers' Rights Platform

    The world of work has changed. Workers' rights, both individual and collective, have deteriorated; high-quality jobs have been replaced by precarious and part-time work with few benefits and no pensions; and large corporations prey on small businesses and workers.

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  • July 02, 2020

    Team Dimitri Releases Justice Platform

    In theory, Canadians have equal rights. In practice, they do not.

    Today, Team Dimitri releases the Justice Reform chapter of our campaign platform. 

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  • July 01, 2020

    Reflections on the Meaning of Canada Day

    Every year, on July 1, we Canadians celebrate and reflect upon what it means to be Canadian. 

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  • June 24, 2020

    TVO Debate: Dimitri Calls for Justice

    On the first televised leadership debate of the campaign, Dimitri made a bold call for social, economic, and environmental justice.

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  • June 22, 2020

    Fair Vote Canada Debate: Dimitri Talks Democracy

    Fair Vote Canada held a special debate on the state of Canada's democracy.

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  • June 05, 2020

    Roger Waters Endorses Dimitri

    Renowned musician, co-founder of progressive rock band Pink Floyd, and human rights activist Roger Waters has endorsed Dimitri.

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  • June 02, 2020

    My Candidacy Has Been Approved

    This morning, I learned that my application to participate in the Green Party of Canada leadership race has been accepted following a successful appeal.

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  • June 02, 2020

    Statement Concerning Resumption of Fundraising

    On March 31st, Dimitri and four other candidates announced that they would suspend active fundraising in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • May 28, 2020

    Update Concerning Dimitri's Appeal

    Dimitri has released the following statement with regard to the status of his appeal:

    "The Green Party's vetting committee has accepted my request to disclose the identities of its members and their reasons for not approving my leadership application.

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  • May 26, 2020

    Statement Concerning Dimitri's Leadership Contest Application

    Dimitri has issued the following statement concerning the status of his candidacy:

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  • March 31, 2020

    Joint Statement: Candidates announce suspension of fundraising

    31 March 2020—Leadership candidates for the Green Party of Canada are announcing a suspension of fundraising, requesting that the party defer payment deadlines, and preparing a roundtable discussion to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on Canadians.

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  • March 23, 2020

    Helping Canadians Pay for Essentials During COVID-19

    In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Canada’s federal, provincial and municipal governments have adopted sweeping measures to limit the spread of the virus.

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  • March 20, 2020

    Government Must Bail Out Oil Workers, not Oil Executives

    Montreal, March 20, 2020—With reports yesterday that the Trudeau government is preparing a $15-billion bailout of the Canada’s oil and gas sector, Green Party leadership candidate Dimitri Lascaris sees a debacle in the making.

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  • March 12, 2020

    Former Green Party Leader Dr. Joan Russow Endorses Dimitri

    Montreal, QC — Green Party of Canada leadership contestant Dimitri Lascaris is proud to announce the endorsement of his campaign by past party leader Dr. Joan Russow.

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  • March 11, 2020

    Dimitri Lascaris Announces Campaign for Green Party of Canada Leadership

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11 MARCH 2020

    Montreal, QC — Lawyer, journalist, and activist Dimitri Lascaris announced his campaign for leadership of the Green Party of Canada on Wednesday, promising to shake up Canadian politics with a challenge to progressives from coast to coast.

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  • March 11, 2020

    Campaign Launch Video

    Watch Dimitri's campaign launch video!  

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  • March 10, 2020

    Dimitri Attends Discussion with McGill University Young Greens

    On the evening of March 10th, I had the pleasure of engaging Green Party of Canada leadership candidates David Merner and Dylan Perceval-Maxwell in a lively and thoughtful discussion with Young Greens at McGill University. 

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  • March 09, 2020

    Dimitri Resigns from the PVQ Cabinet and National Committee to Begin His Campaign

    Today, I am announcing my resignation from the Shadow Cabinet and National Committee of the Green Party of Quebec (PVQ). 

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