Green Parties around the world share common values as expressed in the Charter of the Global Greens. The policies of the Green Party of Canada are based on six fundamental principles


We declare our commitment to non-violence and strive for a culture of peace and cooperation between states.


We recognize the scope for the material expansion of society within the biosphere, and the need to maintain biodiversity through the use of renewable resources.

Social Justice

We assert that the key to social justice is the equitable distribution of resources to ensure that all have full opportunities for personal and social development.

Ecological Wisdom

We acknowledge that human beings are part of the natural world and we respect the specific value of all forms of life, including non-human species.

Participatory Democracy

We strive for a democracy in which all citizens have the right to express their views, and are able to directly participate in decisions which affect their lives.

Respect for Diversity

We honour and value equally the Earth’s biological and ecological diversity together with the context of individual responsibility toward all beings.

GPO Key Values

These values give us consistency, permanence, vision and stability in a turbulent world.

The Green Party of Ontario shares these values with Green parties around the world.

  • Ecological Wisdom
  • Social Justice
  • Participatory Democracy
  • Nonviolence
  • Sustainability
  • Respect for Diversity

​For more information: www.globalgreens.org/globalcharter-english

Party History

The Green Party of Ontario (GPO) became an officially registered political party in 1983, and has been developing in size and sophistication since that time, expanding its membership and rising in the polls. Read more >>> 


The full version of the consolidated by-laws and constitution is available at www.gpo.ca/constitution


To find out which region your riding is in, please refer to the list available at http://gpo.ca/regions

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