Date: 2020/03/06 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Climate Change, Publications

At a time when the toll of climate change is becoming increasingly apparent in both human and economic costs, recent events have also revealed the role corruption plays in the policy intractability around the issue. In Australia, where unprecedented bushfires have galvanized attention on the issue, the revolving door from fossil fuel lobbying to politics ...

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the CEO of Trans Mountain pipeline, Ian Anderson, announced that the costs of building the pipeline expansion have “soared from an initial estimate of $7.4 billion to $12.6 billion.” That seemingly straight-forward statement is replete with misconceptions.For one thing, the pipeline’s “initial estimate” was not $7.4 billion. In the National ...

Date: 2020/02/03 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, News, Parliament, Question Period

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the hon. Prime Minister. The B.C. salmon season of 2019 was a complete disaster. It constituted an emergency situation for many indigenous peoples for whom salmon is a staple food of deep cultural and spiritual significance. For the fishermen, tendermen and shore-workers, it is an economic disaster. These groups ...

Date: 2020/01/27 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Debate, Democracy, News, Parliament

Madam Speaker, I am honoured to rise today for the first time this year and at the start of a new decade. I would like to share my time with my colleague, the hon. member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith. I am very happy that all the members of the Green Party will have an opportunity to speak ...

Date: 2020/01/27 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, News, Parliament, Question Period

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. We are in, unquestionably, a situation of climate emergency globally. Canada participated at COP25 in Madrid, and we all know that this year every country within the Paris agreement has to improve our target. We know we are not yet on a track to hit the ...

FREDERICTON — Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) spoke this morning to the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly in Fredericton NB. All federal party leaders were invited to present their party’s plans and commitment to Indigenous peoples and reconciliation. Only the Green Party leader made the meeting a priority and attended. ...

Date: 2019/07/19 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Press Releases, Publications

OTTAWA — Leader of the Green Party, Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) called out Justin Trudeau’s announcement in Victoria, B.C. yesterday, that his government is spending $79 million to buy ‘cleaner’ buses. However, only 10 of those buses will be electric, the other 26 will run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). “It’s clear that the ...

Date: 2019/07/08 -- Category/Categories: Backgrounder, Climate Change, Publications

Elizabeth May has submitted a brief to Environment and Climate Change Canada outlining her concerns with the ministry’s proposed assessment framework of inefficient fossil fuel subsidies. The text of her submission is available below; or, as a PDF download here. Economic Analysis Directorate Environment and Climate Change Canada Office 1033, 10th floor 200 Sacré-Cœur Blvd ...

Date: 2019/06/20 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Press Releases, Publications

OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) welcomed the shift from the Conservatives to accept that climate change is a real issue and that action is required. “It can only be a good thing to have a set of proposals to review. And some of the Conservative ideas are worthwhile,” said Ms. ...

Date: 2019/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Press Releases, Publications

OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) slammed the Trudeau administration for committing billions of dollars of public money to the reckless Trans Mountain pipeline. “Yesterday, Parliament passed a Liberal motion declaring a climate emergency. Today, Prime Minister Trudeau worsened the climate crisis with infrastructure destined to expand and prolong oil sands ...

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