Date: 2020/05/04 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Uncategorized

Memo for PROC From Elizabeth May, MP Exploring Virtual Parliament – How we conduct our duties in a pandemic May 4, 2020   PROC’s mandate for this study: The House of Commons has instructed the committee to study ways in which members can fulfill their parliamentary duties while the House stands adjourned on account of ...

Date: 2020/04/30 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, Environmental Assessment, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson Minister of Environment and Climate Change House of Commons K1A 0A4 April 30, 2020 RE: Consultation Submission on the Ministerial Regulatory Proposal to Designate Offshore Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador for Exclusion under the Impact Assessment Act  Dear Minister Wilkinson, I am writing today to provide feedback on the ...

Date: 2020/04/11 -- Category/Categories: COVID 19, Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

I’d like to begin by recognizing that we’re on the traditional, unceded territory of the Algonquin people. I want to thank them again for their hospitality and generosity, Megweech. I also want to start by saying a large thank you to all my colleagues for giving me the opportunity to speak on this very important ...

Date: 2020/02/28 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: February 24 - 28 (le français suit)   (Green caucus with author Guy Dauncey at an All-Party Climate Caucus event) This week started with a rally in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs on Monday morning. MP Paul Manly and caucus staff joined more than four hundred youth activists in front of the Prime Minister’s Office ...

Date: 2020/02/28 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Parliament

MPs Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands), Paul Manly (Nanaimo-Ladysmith), and Jenica Atwin (Fredericton) submitted a letter to the Department of Finance and the Privy Council regarding the government’s 2020 budget consultations. You can read their submission here: Green Party Caucus Submission: Budget 2020. Print this page...

Date: 2020/02/22 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: February 18 – 21 (le français suit) (Jenica Atwin and Paul Manly signed the Kids Reject Teck banner on February 18) Family Day made this a short week, but it started with a bang and was as full as any other. In a statement on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the protests and blockades ...

Date: 2020/02/14 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: January 27 – February 7 (le français suit) Welcome to the first Green Caucus Week in Review (CWiR) newsletter of 2020. Your Green Caucus, Jenica Atwin (Fredericton), Paul Manly (Nanaimo – Ladysmith), and Elizabeth May (Saanich – Gulf Islands) returned to Ottawa after working in their ridings since Parliament rose in December, and launched ...

Date: 2020/02/07 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Parliament

MPs Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands), Paul Manly (Nanaimo-Ladysmith), and Jenica Atwin (Fredericton) submitted a letter to the ministers overseeing the government’s consultations on Canada’s assisted dying laws. You can read their submission here: Green Party Caucus Submission: Consultation on Medical Assistance in Dying. Print this page...

Date: 2020/02/03 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, News, Parliament, Question Period

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the hon. Prime Minister. The B.C. salmon season of 2019 was a complete disaster. It constituted an emergency situation for many indigenous peoples for whom salmon is a staple food of deep cultural and spiritual significance. For the fishermen, tendermen and shore-workers, it is an economic disaster. These groups ...

Date: 2020/02/03 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Democracy, News, Parliament

Madam Speaker, I want to start by acknowledging that we are here today, as every day, on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Nation. We are currently debating the new NAFTA. The Green Party considers this to be a real improvement over the first version of NAFTA, now that chapter 11 has been removed. ...

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