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 ...

Date: 2019/06/18 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Debate, Democracy, Issues, Parliament

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I also tried to rise to speak to another Manitoba member, the Liberal member for Winnipeg North. I agree with the claim referenced by both members, that Canada is in a good position to exert world leadership. Canada has a tradition of punching above its weight. However, right now, the horrible ...

Date: 2019/06/18 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Debate, Democracy, Issues, Parliament

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Date: 2019/06/18 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, In the News, News, Press Conferences

In reaction to the government’s announcement on June 19 that they will be approving the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Elizabeth expresses disappointment in the decision. Print this page...

Date: 2019/06/17 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Debate, Democracy, Issues, Parliament

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, this is a moment of extreme cognitive dissonance. We have before us a motion that there is a climate emergency that was tabled on May 16 and then adjourned for a month. For an emergency, we should not be adjourning debate, nor should we have closure on debate.   I think ...

Date: 2019/06/14 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, In the News, Issues, Kinder Morgan, News, Press Conferences

David Suzuki, Elizabeth May, and Paul Manly hold press conference on Kenney government’s misleading Trans Mountain pipeline campaign. Print this page...

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