Every year, on July 1, we Canadians celebrate and reflect upon what it means to be Canadian.
No society is monolithic, and Canada is no exception. Each of us approaches this day in her own way, influenced by individual experiences of what it means to be Canadian.
I am a child of two Greek immigrants. My mother and father came to this country in the 1950s. Along with many other immigrants from Southern Europe, my parents were encouraged to come to Canada by the government of the day.Read more
On the first televised leadership debate of the campaign, Dimitri made a bold call for social, economic, and environmental justice. Watch the debate now on YouTube:Read more
Fair Vote Canada held a special debate on the state of Canada's democracy. Dimitri didn't shy away from the truth: that Canada doesn't have a real democracy so long as inequality exists. Watch the debate now on YouTube:Read more
Renowned musician, co-founder of progressive rock band Pink Floyd, and human rights activist Roger Waters has endorsed Dimitri. Roger shared his endorsement today and you can view it here:Read more
This morning, I learned that my application to participate in the Green Party of Canada leadership race has been accepted following a successful appeal.Read more
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.
These actions are necessary to protect our health. But they will also deeply disrupt our economy. Already, economic activity has plunged more severely and swiftly than has been seen in our lifetimes. This disruption threatens people’s jobs, their incomes, and their ability to pay essential expenses.Read more
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.
“We’re about to repeat the same mistake we made in the financial crisis. These bailouts are negotiated by corporations, and they’re designed to help corporations, not workers and communities,” said Lascaris.Read more
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.
“Dimitri is willing to take bold and principled stances for peace, the environment, and human rights,” said Dr. Russow. “He is well-known for standing up for the vulnerable, the disenfranchised, and the oppressed.”Read more