Date: 2017/01/31 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament, Uncategorized

Ms. Elizabeth May: Madam Speaker, I am only able now to rise for the first time to address the substance of this debate, having been here for several hours. I am grateful to have a chance to put a question to the member for Kingston and the Islands. While we have been debating, I received ...

Date: 2017/01/31 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May: Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC Mr. Speaker, this is my first opportunity to get to my feet in today’s debate on Bill C-37. We are all terribly concerned. I am desperately concerned, as a member of Parliament from British Columbia, about the fentanyl crisis. Over 900 people died last year; I think it was 162 in ...

Date: 2016/12/12 -- Category/Categories: CETA, Debate, Issues, Parliament

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Government Orders Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC: Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House at the point of calling the question on Bill C-30, the bill that would bring in the comprehensive economic trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. I have the honour to ...

Date: 2016/12/08 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I thank all my colleagues. I share the view of my colleagues from Skeena—Bulkley Valley and Louis-Saint-Laurent and all the others who mentioned the incredible work done by the hon. member for Lac-Saint-Louis as committee chair, as well as all of the committee members. Liberals, Conservatives, New Democrats, members of the ...

Date: 2016/12/06 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Elizabeth May:  Mr. Speaker, I have wanted to ask this question throughout the debate, particularly of a Liberal government member. Earlier the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance quoted at length comments made by the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, and her approval of spending. I would like to point to Christine Lagarde’s ...

Date: 2016/12/05 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the hon. parliamentary secretary appears to be misinformed about the jobs impact of Kinder Morgan. The National Energy Board refused to hear evidence on jobs and the economy. Unifor, the largest union representing the oil sands workers, wanted to make it clear to the National Energy Board that the expansion would ...

Date: 2016/10/18 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Mr. Speaker, I am particularly concerned about those provisions that remain somewhat hidden. We do not talk about them enough in Canada. Almost by rote, people who defend investor state agreements say that it is just a standard FIPA. I would ask my hon. colleague if she would agree with me that there is nothing ...

Date: 2016/10/04 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Debate

Mr. Speaker, to the hon. Prime Minister, a deep vote of appreciation for the leadership Canada showed in Paris. I was there. I have been at many previous conferences of the parties, one led by our Minister of Foreign Affairs. The last good conference of the parties that actually achieved anything was in 2005, in ...

Date: 2016/06/01 -- Category/Categories: Debate

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Date: 2016/04/13 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Mr. Speaker, I think all of us tonight are feeling very united in a commitment that is shared and non-partisan. I want to make this more as a comment than a question because I do not want to put my hon. colleague on the spot. The systemic violence of the residential school system over 100 ...

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