Date: 2019/06/10 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to speak today during the final hour of debate after several years of work on a bill that is important to the world’s whales. I am particularly honoured to rise this morning because we are at the point that most members in this place appear ready to see ...

Date: 2019/06/07 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: June 3 – 7 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: 2019/06/06 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, I am enormously grateful that my friend from Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan chose to put some focus on the media bailout, because I was not able to get in on the debate when that was before the House squarely. I voted against the Conservative motion last night. My vote might be considered to be support for ...

Date: 2019/06/06 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament, Speeches

Mr. Speaker, it is such an honour to put this question to my friend from Edmonton Strathcona, who has decided not to run again and who has done stalwart environmental work. I think I first started working with the hon. member for Edmonton Strathcona around 1984. We look younger than we really are. However, this is such essential ...

Date: 2019/06/04 -- Category/Categories: In the News, News, Press Conferences

Elizabeth may joins colleagues in calling for federal government to launch public inquiry into the Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy. Print this page...

Date: 2019/06/04 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, there are a lot of concerns about the pardons and the way they are structured in the bill. One thing I tried to do at committee, which was based on advice from a number of witnesses, is this. There is a condition that a pardon cannot proceed until the sentence has been fulfilled ...

Date: 2019/06/03 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Indigenous Rights, Issues, News, Press Releases

OTTAWA — Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said today that she accepts the key findings of the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous woman, including that the ongoing impacts of colonialism amount to a genocide. “We need a fundamental shift and that shift must begin with dignity for all Indigenous peoples,” said Ms. May. “Every ...

Date: 2019/06/03 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Indigenous Rights, Issues, News

Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo and all members in this place for speeding up the passage of Bill C-92. I would have had a chance to make a speech tonight, and I stopped myself, because it is more important that we get this bill through. I have some of the same misgivings as ...

Date: 2019/05/31 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: May 27 – 31 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, keep up ...

Date: 2019/05/31 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament, Statements

Mr. Speaker, I rise today on what is called Standing Order 31, and Standing Order 31, as we all know, is also known as members’ statements. The topic of my member’s statement today is members’ statements. We had a very interesting discussion yesterday at PROC on procedures and House affairs. The theme of the discussion ...

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