Date: 2017/04/07 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Blogs, Island Tides, Publications

What’s in the 2017 budget? By Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, Leader of the Green Party of Canada On March 22, Finance Minister Bill Morneau came out with his government’s second budget. The big numbers spin around some ambitious announcements. On Housing: a National Housing Strategy including $5 billion National Housing Fund, ...

Date: 2017/04/07 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review

Week in Review April 7, 2017 Welcome to Elizabeth May's parliamentary week in review! This weekly e-newsletter recaps her work in Parliament when the House is in session. At the links below, you can watch videos of Elizabeth's interventions in the House, keep up with her media releases, and read articles she has written. This ...

Date: 2017/04/04 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

Elizabeth May is calling on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to take immediate action to prevent the beheading of three men allegedly involved in the 2011 Arab Spring protests. “Ali al-Nimr, Dawood al-Marhoon and Abdullah al-Zaher should be immediately released and provided with both a pardon and medical treatment,” Ms May said. “Canada’s complicity in ...

Date: 2017/04/01 -- Category/Categories: Householders, Publications

Elizabeth recently sent a newsletter to her constituents on the issue of Earthquake Preparedness. You can read it here. You can also fill out a survey regarding the most recent issue here. Print this page...

Date: 2017/03/22 -- Category/Categories: News, Press Releases, Publications

Innovation and Environment Canada are the big winners, but the continuation of fossil fuel subsidies and lucrative stock option loopholes are unaffected by Budget 2017. “For the first time, we’re seeing a focus on adaptation to climate change in this year’s budget,” said Elizabeth May. “I’m pleased to see signficant investment in clean tech and ...

Date: 2017/03/22 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

“On World Water Day, we call on the Trudeau administration to take action on the deplorable condition of many First Nations wastewater and water filtration systems,” said Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). “More than 80 drinking water advisories are in effect in communities across Canada. This is unacceptable in a modern democracy, and it dishonours ...

Date: 2017/03/21 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

Ms. May believes Canada is strongest when it is inclusive, united and free from all forms of racial discrimination. “With the increasingly toxic politics emanating from a Trump White House, Canada must become a global champion of human rights, and stand in strong opposition to any policies that promote – whether directly or indirectly – ...

Date: 2017/03/10 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review

Week in Review March 10, 2017 Welcome to Elizabeth May’s parliamentary week in review! This weekly e-newsletter recaps her work in Parliament when the House is in session. At the links below, you can watch videos of Elizabeth’s interventions in the House, keep up with her media releases, and read articles she has written. This ...

Date: 2017/03/08 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Statement on International Women’s Day 2017 Today, during International Women’s Day, the Elizabeth May joins Canadians as they celebrate the achievements of women, while recognizing the challenges that lie ahead: “As we celebrate women around the world today, we must remain vigilant on issues of gender equality. In Canada, we are finally making progress on ...

Date: 2017/03/02 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Blogs, Island Tides, Publications

Fake News, propaganda and motion 103 by Elizabeth May March 2, 2017 We are in a post-truth era.  President Trump denounces journalists as “enemies of the people” and any inconvenient truths as “fake news.” There is such a thing as “fake news.”  I first encountered it back in 2009 in the midst of the disastrous ...

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