Date: 2017/02/09 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Speeches

Elizabeth May: Madam Speaker, I rise today and want to begin by acknowledging that we are on the unceded territory of the Algonquin of Golden Lake. We say meegwetch. Before I begin my speech, I would like to thank my colleague, the member for Perth—Wellington. I am delighted that he decided to share his speaking time with ...

Date: 2017/02/06 -- Category/Categories: CETA, Debate, Parliament, Speeches

Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Government Orders Elizabeth May – Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC: Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise again in this place to speak to the concerns I have about Bill C-30, legislation to enact the comprehensive economic and trade agreement between Canada and the European Union. There ...

Date: 2016/11/29 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Speeches

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to Bill C-26, a bill to enhance the Canada pension plan. I want to start by lamenting, as I did this morning, time allocation, which is bringing this debate to a premature end. I think this is one of those times, particularly ...

Date: 2016/11/22 -- Category/Categories: CETA, Speeches

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to address Bill C-30, the act to implement the comprehensive economic and trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. It is my intention to focus on the investor-state provisions within CETA. I want the record to show that the Green Party shares ...

Date: 2016/11/01 -- Category/Categories: Speeches

Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-29. I have been listening to all the debate that has been taking place, and I note that we as members of Parliament seem to be debating lots of different things all at once, and not necessarily always Bill ...

Date: 2016/06/07 -- Category/Categories: Speeches

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Date: 2016/06/02 -- Category/Categories: Speeches

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Date: 2016/05/17 -- Category/Categories: Speeches

Madam Speaker, it is an honour to be able to rise at report stage. I appreciate the decision of the Speaker to recognize that if there was ever a time for exceptional circumstances and exceptions under our Standing Order 76(5), this is such an occasion. The use of the exceptional circumstances here is to allow ...

Date: 2016/05/10 -- Category/Categories: Speeches

Mr. Speaker, I will note parenthetically that I would reserve the right to come back to you to argue more substantively on the question of the rights of smaller parties in relation to report stage. It is very clear, though, as you have outlined, Mr. Speaker, that in this case there had been no direction ...

Date: 2016/05/03 -- Category/Categories: Speeches

Mr. Speaker, I do appreciate the respectful tone and the way in which all members in this place are approaching an issue which I know could divide us. It touches on the sanctity of life, on issues of great importance to all of us, and on the question of human suffering that so distresses all ...

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