Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Press Conferences

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Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Petitions

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, it is my distinct honour to rise today to present to the House a petition that was developed by the students at Salt Spring Elementary School. They worked very hard to present a petition to the House calling for urgent action to protect the southern resident killer whales of the Salish ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I am disappointed, because I found the member for Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner so reasonable in his approach when we were at committee working on clause by clause. However, I find the ramped-up partisan rhetoric on this bill to be really dispiriting. This bill was never intended to take on gangs. Gang violence ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate the hon. member from Repentigny on her private member’s bill. I fully support the bill’s objective. As my colleague mentioned, it is unacceptable that the government is ignoring the will of British Columbians in the matter of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. With Bill C-69, there will be no ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I find it lamentable that the last speaker has politicized this by saying the Liberals want to bother legal gun owners at every possible opportunity. On an issue as important as ensuring, for instance, that lifetime background checks are conducted, a lot of legal gun owners in my riding absolutely agree ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to assure the parliamentary secretary so quickly after his speech that indeed I plan to vote for Bill C-71. The Green Party is very supportive. In fact, I had the great honour of participating in the crafting of an amendment to the bill, working with the hon. member ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Kelly Block Mr. Speaker, like the member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith, we live with the fairly constant problem of derelict vessels along our coastline. They are a hazard. They are an eyesore. They present real risks to life and limb. I understand the member for Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek thinks that we can always find the owners of ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Kinder Morgan, Parliament, Petitions

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I have a second petition. This was put together by citizens of Canada. Some people do not recognize that our petition process can accept signatures from those under 18 years of age. This petition comes from Salt Spring Elementary School. The petitioners ask the government to reconsider spending $7.4 billion on ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Madam Speaker, to the last point made by my hon. friend from Durham, that Bill C-51 in the 41st Parliament, the Anti-terrorism Act, was there to make us safe, again, the expert evidence we heard, even before that bill passed, was that Bill C-51 under the previous government made us less safe. For ...

Date: 2018/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Madam Speaker, I would say this to the hon. member for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke. I remember the fight we had in the 41st Parliament with respect to Bill C-51, the so-called Anti-terrorism Act, which I believe made Canada much less safe. It is hard for me to actually vote for Bill C-59 now, especially when ...

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