Date: 2019/08/16 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament, Press Releases, Publications

OTTAWA — Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) is calling for a wider investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair following the release of Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion’s report on Wednesday. The report found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau guilty of violating Canada’s Conflict of Interest Act. “It is not for me to demand Mr. Trudeau’s ...

Date: 2019/07/26 -- Category/Categories: Backgrounder, Democracy, Get Involved, News, Publications

The following highlights a number of initiatives and funding opportunities offered by or in conjunction with the federal government. Deadlines for expression of interest and applications range from August 2019 to 2021 or 2022. Please ensure you verify the website link for more detail on these opportunities.   Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ...

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: 2019/06/26 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: June 17 – 21 Welcome back to the parliamentary Week in Review for our Green Members of Parliament! This weekly e-newsletter recaps Elizabeth May and Paul Manly's work in Parliament when the House is in session. Using the links below, you can watch videos of Elizabeth and Paul's interventions in the House, ...

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: 2019/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Issues, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, for my hon. friend, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety,, I recognize that the bill before us would make improvements in the situation of solitary confinement. I am particularly grateful to her colleague, the hon. member for Oakville North—Burlington, for working so collaboratively on the committee and helping some of my amendments ...

Date: 2019/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications

Tax Policy Branch Department of Finance Canada June 17, 2019 RE: Consultation on Draft Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Legislation To Whom It May Concern: I appreciate this opportunity to offer feedback on the Department of Finance’s draft legislation amending the Excise Tax Act. My brief comments today will focus on the proposal to ...

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 ...

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