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. ...

Date: 2020/01/29 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Parliament, Question Period

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to see this legislation back in the House. I also want to thank former minister Ralph Goodale. It has been a concern for a very long time that the Canada Border Services Agency has no oversight body. I agree with the member for St. John’s East that it would be ...

Date: 2020/01/27 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Debate, Democracy, News, Parliament

Madam Speaker, I am honoured to rise today for the first time this year and at the start of a new decade. I would like to share my time with my colleague, the hon. member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith. I am very happy that all the members of the Green Party will have an opportunity to speak ...

Date: 2020/01/27 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Democracy, News, Parliament, Question Period

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. We are in, unquestionably, a situation of climate emergency globally. Canada participated at COP25 in Madrid, and we all know that this year every country within the Paris agreement has to improve our target. We know we are not yet on a track to hit the ...

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