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 ...

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: Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Press Releases, Publications

OTTAWA – Mismanagement in the Port of Vancouver has turned the waters around the southern Gulf Islands into a free parking lot for the world’s largest freighter ships, says Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). “The presence of these freighters anchoring in the Salish Sea is incredibly disruptive to my constituents and the ...

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 ...

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