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

Mr. Speaker, knowing that we have very little time left, I want to say it is unfortunate that deletions are necessary at this point. I want to again put on the record the deep unhappiness of many of us seeing, in Bill C-97, the use of an omnibus budget bill to bring in provisions such as ...

Date: 2019/05/30 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, Indigenous Rights, Issues, News, Parliament, Question Period

Madam Speaker, we have been debating in this place a climate emergency. We know we are in a climate emergency. It is not in the abstract; it is real and happening in real time. In the community of Pikangikum First Nation in northern Ontario right now, 4,000 people are one to two kilometres from a ...

Date: 2019/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, In the News, News, Parliament, Press Conferences

PRESS CONFERENCE: On May 29, 2019, Elizabeth May joins colleagues in the Up For Debate campaign launch: A non-partisan coalition effort to promote women’s rights and gender equality in the 2019 federal election campaign.   Print this page...

Date: 2019/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Householders, News, Publications

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Date: 2019/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Climate Change, Democracy, In the News, News, Publications

In December 2015, the world agreed to the Paris Accord; to slash greenhouse gas emissions to hold global average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees C (over what it was before the Industrial Revolution), and, if we miss that target, to as far below 2 degrees as possible. The International Energy Agency (IEA) is not an ...

Date: 2019/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament, Points of Order

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. It is not the first time I have risen on this point of order, but it is the first time I have risen on a point of order from my new vantage point in the House. The hon. member for Wellington—Halton Hills is completely correct with respect to ...

Date: 2019/05/28 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications

Director, Corrections and Criminal Justice Division Public Safety Canada May 24, 2019 RE: Consultation on amendments to the Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations To Whom It May Concern: I appreciate this opportunity to contribute to the consultation on proposed regulations in support of Bill C-83. I participated actively on this bill while it was still ...

Date: 2019/05/28 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague from Windsor—Tecumseh for her extraordinarily hard work in speaking to the concerns of Canadians with disabilities and in strengthening this legislation. I worked at committee with her on Bill C-81, trying to strengthen it. I welcome the amendments from the other place. I also want to thank and laud ...

Date: 2019/05/28 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, in dealing with this process, I would like to ask the hon. government House leader this. This is the eighth year in which I have had the honour to serve the constituents of Saanich—Gulf Islands. We had only one June in that period when we did not sit until midnight. It was June ...

Date: 2019/05/27 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, News, Parliament

Madam Speaker, I have just recently relocated so this is the first view I have had from this corner in eight years. I have always been in another corner and my desk may have a different microphone. We have accommodated the new Green Party member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith and I have been moved to a space where I ...

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