Date: 2018/12/12 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Blogs, COP 24

When I was in my twenties, and living in a one room log cabin in Cape Breton with my parents and brother, we heated with an old stove, called a “Warm Morning.” It burned coal. Cape Breton was then a coal mining area and we lived not far from the mine in Inverness. We got ...

THE FEDERAL COURT OF APPEAL RULING ON KINDER MORGAN EXPLAINED TSLEIL-WAUTUTH NATION, CITY OF VANCOUVER, CITY OF BURNABY, THE SQUAMISH NATION (also known as the SQUAMISH INDIAN BAND), XÀLEK/SEKYÚ SIÝ AM, CHIEF IAN CAMPBELL on his own behalf and on behalf of all members of the Squamish Nation, COLDWATER INDIAN BAND, CHIEF LEE SPAHAN in ...

Date: 2018/06/14 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, News, Publications

The difference between a plan and a wish list By Elizabeth May Jun. 13, 2018 The Trudeau government has only wish lists when it comes to the environment, with no details on how to achieve its goals. I represent an unusually engaged electoral district. Voters in Saanich-Gulf Islands, B.C., are well-informed and active. Among my ...

Date: 2018/05/31 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

By Elizabeth May, for The Guardian The twists and turns in the saga of the Kinder Morgan pipeline just took a turn for the seriously weird today, but the path has never been clear. The Alberta oil sands lie under thousands of square kilometers of boreal forest, wetland and muskeg. Bitumen is a viscous substance ...

Date: 2018/04/25 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

By Elizabeth May • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Published here on Desmog. In December 2015, the world agreed to the Paris Accord; to slash greenhouse gas emissions to hold global average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees C (over what it was before the Industrial Revolution), and, if we miss that target, to as far below 2 ...

Guest Column/ Elizabeth May Policy Magazine   When Canadians used to speak of two solitudes, it meant the divide between Quebec and the rest of Canada. Increasingly, I feel that I live in a different country, only the dividing line is the Rockies, and the cultural disconnect is over the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Here is ...

Date: 2018/01/19 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

The Hill Times, January 17, 2018 By Elizabeth May I am not losing sleep about the threats to NAFTA from the United States administration. There are serious questions about whether U.S. President Donald Trump has the legal authority to unilaterally pull the U.S. out of NAFTA. And if he did, wouldn’t the previous Canada-U.S. Free ...

Date: 2017/11/23 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Climate Change, COP 23, Publications

Climate action as a technical slow motion process November 14, 2017 This is an in between sort of COP. I have said for years that there are “good cops and bad cops.” This one is a pun waiting to happen, taken from the great Quebecois film “Bon Cop; Bad Cop.” This COP is the first ...

Date: 2017/10/03 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Kinder Morgan, Publications

National Observer, October 2nd, 2017 I am so glad I went to law school. I love the law. Unlike politics, law is a North Star. From October 2-13, 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal in Vancouver will hear from multiple appellants who argue the permits to allow Kinder Morgan to build its pipeline from the ...

Date: 2017/09/28 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

OTTAWA CITIZEN September 28, 2017 In each of my eight town-hall constituency meetings this month, a hot topic was Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposed tax changes to small businesses. I try hard to assess any government proposals from as nonpartisan an approach as possible. My constituents want to know that I listen and respond honestly. ...

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