Date: 2017/04/27 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Island Tides, Publications

Elizabeth May April 27, 2017 This article originally appeared in Island Tides (April 27, 2017).  Another promise about to be broken?  Will Liberals restore the protections of Canada’s navigable waters?   On March 23, 2017, the federal Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities released its long-awaited report on how the Liberals will make good on the ...

Date: 2017/04/24 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

April 24, 2017 Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), issued the following statement during National Volunteer Week: “National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate those in our communities, workplaces and families who selflessly give their energy to others. As our population ages, volunteering is becoming a more crucial ...

Date: 2017/04/24 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, Publications

April 24, 2017 Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “After reading the report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities on changes made to the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA) by the Harper administration, I am deeply disappointed. It is abundantly clear that ...

Date: 2017/04/21 -- Category/Categories: Evénements, Publications

Dear Friends and Supporters, Did you know that the position of Parliamentary Poet Laureate was created in Canada in 2001? Each one serves for two years, and the position alternates between Francophone and Anglophone writers. Parliamentarians may request a poem for special occasions, and so to celebrate Earth Day, Elizabeth requested a poem from our ...

Date: 2017/04/21 -- Category/Categories: Events, Publications

Earth Day Emergency Earth Day should be Thanksgiving, not Mother Earth’s Good Friday, when Extinction’s spectre— Those ghosts of the Endangered or those Dead Creatures haunt us—souls polluted by lead, Mercury, arsenic, acids, and seeds “Frankensteined” genetically. Live meat bleeds As it conveyor-belts from plains to plates— Shrink-wrapped, sporting “Best Before”-stamp, stale dates— While dolphins ...

Date: 2017/04/13 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review

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 newsletter covers Elizabeth’s work from April ...

Date: 2017/04/13 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, Déclarations

Elizabeth May extends best wishes to all Sikh-Canadians for a peaceful and joyous Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi celebrates the creation of the Khalsa by Guru Gobind Singh Ji, and is also a celebration of thanksgiving for the harvest. Khalsa Day parades will light up city streets across Canada, while friends and family will gather to read sacred ...

Date: 2017/04/13 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués

As many Canadians gather this weekend for invaluable time with family and friends, Elizabeth May extends best wishes to everyone celebrating Easter. For Christians, Good Friday marks the death of Jesus Christ; Holy Saturday is the vigil over His tomb, and Easter Sunday is the celebratory day of His resurrection. This is a joyful day ...

Date: 2017/04/13 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Island Tides, Publications

Elizabeth May, M.P. for Saanich-Gulf Islands, Leader of the Green Party of Canada April 2017 I try to avoid any partisan tinge to my columns in Island Tides, but I hope you will forgive me this one time sharing the inspiring experience of the recent Global Greens Congress in Liverpool, U.K. Not surprisingly, Green members ...

Date: 2017/04/12 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Publications

Elizabeth May, M.P. for Saanich-Gulf Islands, Leader of the Green Party of Canada April 2017 I can only applaud the Liberal government’s focus on attacking the infrastructure deficit. But the picture of what it actually plans to do is still incomplete. Electric vehicles are parked in front of the Parliament Buildings for Parliamentarians to check ...

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