Date: 2017/09/11 -- Category/Categories: Comités, Parlement, Publications

Dear Friends and Supporters, It’s not too late to have your say – the deadline for submissions relating to the Government of Canada’s “Environmental and Regulatory Reviews: Discussion Paper” is now extended to September 15. The House of Commons sits in a week’s time, meaning the government can introduce legislation on Environmental Assessment this fall. ...

Date: 2017/08/28 -- Category/Categories: Comités, Parlement, Déclarations, Uncategorized

Below you will find Elizabeth’s response to the government’s deeply disappointing and concerning discussion paper on fixing environmental and regulatory reviews. It is also available, with its original formatting, as a pdf, here. Response to “Environmental and Regulatory Reviews: Discussion Paper” Released June 29 – Deadline for comment August 28, 2017 From Elizabeth May, O.C., ...

Date: 2017/07/18 -- Category/Categories: Parlement, Publications

NAFTA Consultations Global Affairs Canada Trade Negotiations – North America (TNP) Lester B. Pearson Building 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2 July 18, 2017 Written submission in response to the Canada Gazette Notice RE: Consultations on the Renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA)   What should be the goals of free ...

Date: 2017/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Parlement, Période de questions

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I think the whole House can see from the questions from the leader of the official opposition, the leader of the New Democrats, and now from me that there is an extraordinary broad consensus on this side of the House that Canadian families and individuals living with autism really do need ...

Date: 2017/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Débat, Parlement

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I am also a lawyer, but the member does not have to take my word for it either. I was very pleased to be at the table at committee, although, again, I would have rather had my rights restored to present amendments at report stage. However, I did present about 12 ...

Date: 2017/06/20 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Speeches

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I want to let my friend know that I am pleased to see this piece of legislation come forward. I hope it will have, and I believe it will have, unanimous support in this place. I was trying to search my archives to see if I could find proof of this, ...

Date: 2017/06/20 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Speeches

Elizabeth May Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise in this place to put my views forward following the member for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou. He said exactly, in much clearer, more passionate language and with greater depth of experience, the reasons that I am also putting forward amendments to try to repair Bill S-3, so that ...

Date: 2017/06/20 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Speeches

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, yesterday I spoke to the issue of prorogation, because we now have a historic opportunity to ensure that prorogation will never again be used improperly, and I said that the motion fails to eliminate that possibility. I was about to close on the subject of prorogation by suggesting to the House, ...

Date: 2017/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, the member for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke has put herself forward for the first time today as the true voice of Yukoners, and I find that rather shocking. If one speaks for an area that one does not represent, it behooves every member here to do research and find out what the people of ...

Date: 2017/06/15 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, it is true that political party leaders do fundraisers, and people buy tickets to come to those fundraisers. However, when the political party leader becomes the prime minister, there is a very large and important distinction to be made that we do not want government policy influenced by those who can ...

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