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Policy framework and approved policies of the Green Party of Manitoba

2016

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Policy Framework and Approved Policies of the Green Party of Manitoba January 2016 POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR ACHIEVING A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY DEFINITION OF SUSTAINABILITY There are many definitions of sustainability and sustainable development and they emphasize different elements, including the following: . A multi-generational focus by ensuring the needs of current and future generations are met; [...] By way of fleshing out these definitional elements, the “Common Values of the Manitoba Greens” statement in the Constitution of the Green Party of Manitoba provides the following description of what constitutes a sustainable society: Interdependence of society, economy and environment Society, the economy and the environment are fundamentally and inextricably interdependent. [...] Policy Title: Aboriginal Education Date of Approval: 2005 Date of Revision: Category: Social Sustainability WHEREAS: BE IT RESOLVED: That the Green Party of Manitoba will work toward mandating that Manitoba Education collaborate with the aboriginal community to prepare and implement a plan to improve the educational experiences of aboriginal students. [...] Policy Title: Intercity Bus Transportation Date of Approval: 2009 Date of Revision: Category: Environmental Sustainability WHEREAS: BE IT RESOLVED: that the Green Party of Manitoba supports: changing the structure of the Motor Transport Board to ensure that groups in need of inter-community bus service, small businesses, and rural interests are all represented; encouraging competition and grea [...] Policy Title: Preventive Health Care Date of Approval: 2001 Date of Revision: Category: Social and Fiscal Sustainability WHEREAS: BE IT RESOLVED: that the Green Party of Manitoba supports a more inclusive health care program, which would take steps to permit the subsidization of alternative treatments and therapies; that the Green Party of Manitoba will work towards mandating stricter pollutio