Date: 2019/12/01 -- Category/Categories: Blogs

Rabbits! Happy December. (Sorry about the “rabbits.” Old habit for starting the first day of the month from my British dad.) The climate-related news this week focused on a new report on carbon pricing. The EcoFiscal Commission made the case that raising the carbon tax to $210/ton by 2030 is the best way to meet ...

Date: 2019/10/24 -- Category/Categories: News, Parliament

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Langevin Block, 80 Wellington St. Ottawa, ON October 24, 2019 Dear Prime Minister, Many thanks for taking the time to speak with me on October 22, 2019. In thinking about how we can maximize progress in the coming 43rd session of Canada’s Parliament, I wanted to ...

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

TORONTO — Canadian cities are at a crossroads. Drastically underfunded and without constitutional protection from their provincial governments, they are unable to thrive. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Canada’s house price to income ratio is the highest in the world – by a large margin. “Affordable housing in Canada is ...

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: 2019/06/26 -- Category/Categories: Events, In the News, News, Press Releases

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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. ...

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