Date: 2018/05/02 -- Category/Categories: Backgrounder, Publications

On Monday April 30, 2018, a new set of amendments to Canada’s Elections Act was tabled. It is to be known as the Elections Modernization Act, C-76. It could be called the “Undoing Stephen Harper’s Unfair Elections Act, plus trying to prevent the Putin-Trump effect.” If you are an electoral fairness nerd, like me, you’ve ...

Date: 2018/05/01 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

May 01, 2018 (OTTAWA) — “The future of democracy belongs to the next generation”, said Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), as she announced her intention to introduce a bill to lower the age of voting to 16. Her private member’s bill to amend the Canadian Elections Act to lower the voting age from 18 to ...

Date: 2018/04/27 -- Category/Categories: News, Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: April 23 – 27 Welcome to Elizabeth May's parliamentary week in review! This weekly e-newsletter recaps her work in Parliament when the House is in session. Using 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 week ...

Date: 2018/04/27 -- Category/Categories: Issues, Kinder Morgan, Press Releases, Publications

April 26, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) says the Liberal government must step back from promoting the Kinder Morgan pipeline amid allegations that it rigged the approval process for the controversial pipeline project. “The Trudeau administration has been failing Canadians on multiple fronts. Numerous studies were ignored both by the National Energy ...

Date: 2018/04/25 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

April 24, 2018 (OTTAWA) — The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand, tabled three reports in Parliament today — on salmon aquaculture, conserving biodiversity and on Canada’s preparedness to implement the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. All three reports indicate that the Government is falling short on its commitments to Canadians and ...

Date: 2018/04/25 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Press Releases, Publications

April 25, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted 46 amendments to Bill C-59, An Act Respecting National Security Matters. Bill C-59 is the Liberal response to Stephen Harper’s anti-democratic Bill C-51. “Harper’s so-called anti-terrorism bill gave Canadian security agencies radical new powers while simultaneously taking away ...

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 ...

Date: 2018/04/20 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: April 16 – 20 Welcome back to Elizabeth May's parliamentary week in review! This weekly e-newsletter recaps her work in Parliament when the House is in session. Using 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: 2018/04/20 -- Category/Categories: Householders, Publications

Elizabeth recently sent a newsletter to her constituents on issues relating to children and parenting across Canada. You can read it here. Print this page...

Date: 2018/04/20 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications

April 19, 2018 (OTTAWA) — Elizabeth May extends warm wishes to all those celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday, referred to in Hebrew as Yom Ha’atzmaut. “For Jewish-Israelis and in Jewish communities around the world, Yom Ha’atzmaut is a day to celebrate the creation of a homeland for millions of Jews from diverse backgrounds,” said Elizabeth May ...

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