Date: 2014/07/08 -- Category/Categories: Householders, Survey

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Date: 2014/05/26 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister put in place the Cohen Commission to look into missing sockeye salmon in the Fraser River. Three years and $26 million later Mr. Justice Cohen gave 75 recommendations, which so far have been ignored and some policy decisions are going in the opposite direction. My question is for ...

Date: 2014/05/13 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Hon. Wayne Easter: Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the remarks of the leader of the Green Party. I think she hit the nail on the head with her last comment, “This is a dark day for democracy”, in terms of the possible passage of Bill C-23. The member outlined a number of examples in her remarks, ...

Date: 2014/05/13 -- Category/Categories: Speeches, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise in report stage to speak, initially, to my two amendments. I had hoped to have substantive amendments at report stage, but members will recall that the committee was allowed to violate its own rules by rejecting my right to speak to my amendments as they were all gavelled through, ...

Date: 2014/05/12 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Kennedy Stewart: Mr. Speaker, would the member care to comment on the happenings in the committee that was reviewing the bill? The member proposed that we have a study on proportional representation, but the Liberals voted against it in committee in a recorded vote. We, of course, supported the motion that we should include a ...

Date: 2014/05/08 -- Category/Categories: Statements, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to my friend, Farley McGill Mowat. Born May 12, 1921, he was, as we all know, one of Canada’s most outstanding talents, an author whose more than 40 works were translated into 52 languages and sold more than 17 million copies. Repeating the accomplishments of his ...

Date: 2014/05/06 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise at this time on a point of order to address and advance my rights at report stage under Bill C-23, the fair elections act. Mr. Speaker, you will recall this is a narrative that has come up a few times in terms of the rights of members of Parliament ...

Date: 2014/04/28 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, as my colleague said, there clearly is a difference between the Conservative talking points around critical issues of privacy and what is actually in the bill. I have also reviewed what Professor Geist has had to say about the bill and I am concerned that the privacy of Canadians could be ...

Date: 2014/04/28 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I do not think there is any question that every member in the House wants to see action taken to ensure that with the use of the Internet for bullying, for intimidation, and for spreading pornographic images, we have all the tools law enforcement needs. However, the balance must be maintained ...

Date: 2014/03/28 -- Category/Categories: Householders

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