Date: 2016/01/27 -- Category/Categories: Statements

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, later this afternoon there will be a celebration of life, just across the street from here, remembering and celebrating the extraordinary litany of accomplishments of Maurice Strong. Maurice was born in 1929 in the little town of Oak Lake, Manitoba, and grew up in the Prairies through the dirty thirties. I ...

Date: 2016/01/26 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I think you will find this a real point of order. It comes from our Standing Orders. It is not just a small reminder, but picks up from your efforts earlier in question period to remind members. While I was at COP21, I heard great news from Parliament that there was ...

Date: 2016/01/25 -- Category/Categories: Question Period

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, with all this chatter about Davos, I wonder if everyone has forgotten that the previous Prime Minister used that foreign and lofty perch to cut the retirement benefits of Canadians. It may have had something to do with his earlier retirement. However, my question is to the Minister of Fisheries. Right ...

Date: 2015/12/16 -- Category/Categories: Parliament

The Library of Parliament is now accepting applications for the Summer 2016 Parliamentary Guide Program. Being a Parliamentary Guide is a unique and rewarding experience. Guides have the chance t0 meet interesting people from across the country and around the world, practice their second language, forge new and lasting friendships, and learn about Canada’s Parliament. ...

Date: 2015/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and I want to thank my honourable friend the parliamentary secretary. I look forward to going to COP21 in Paris with a Canadian delegation that will include members of all parties in this place. Perhaps I will be fortunate enough that my friend, the parliamentary secretary, will be on that delegation. ...

Date: 2015/06/18 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Press Releases, Private Members Bills, Publications

OTTAWA — Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada introduced her open science private member’s bill in the House of Commons today. The bill would make all publicly funded scientific research publicly accessible by law. Ms. May stated: “My bill will ensure that no prime minister ...

Date: 2015/06/09 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Speeches

Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak at report stage. I understand I am speaking to my amendments that were the deletion amendments and that substantive amendments that I put forward still await a ruling. As I have the floor now, just in brief response to the point made by the government House leader ...

Date: 2015/06/09 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Points of Order

Mr. Speaker, as you will know from a letter that was delivered to your office yesterday, I seek the opportunity to rise on a point of order to speak to the pending decision that you will be making on the appropriate nature of the amendments that I have tabled in relation to report stage for ...

Date: 2015/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Questions on the Order Paper

With regard to amendments to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act in Part IV of Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make ...

Date: 2015/05/28 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Press Releases, Private Members Bills, Publications

OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich – Gulf Islands), today tabled her latest Private Member’s Bill, the Creation of the Small Business Impact Assessment Act, as part of the Green Party’s plan to support Canadian small businesses. “Employing more than 60 percent of Canadians, small businesses are ...

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