Date: 2017/06/09 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review, 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. Due to a Liberal motion last week, ...

Date: 2017/06/08 -- Category/Categories: Events, In the News

This week, in addition to her work in the House, Elizabeth participated as a member of the the Canadian delegation to the UN’s Ocean Conference in New York. Listen to her thoughts on the vital connection between Canadians and our oceans, at 1:30 in the video below. Print this page...

Date: 2017/06/08 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, Publications, Déclarations

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on World Oceans Day: “Threats to our oceans are increasing due to the adverse effects of climate change including the rise in ocean temperatures, ocean and coastal acidification, deoxygenation, sea-level rise, the decrease in polar ice coverage, coastal erosion, ...

Date: 2017/06/07 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Blogs, Publications

Elizabeth May June 7, 2017 Originally published in the Hill Times, here. Let’s get the obvious out of the way: the Trudeau administration is better than the Conservatives under Stephen Harper on environmental policy. But that does not mean they get a free ride, especially when our children’s future is at stake. The climate promises ...

Date: 2017/06/05 -- Category/Categories: Issues, Letters, Publications

Dear Friends and Supporters, I am writing to inform you that Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, has tabled the Federal Framework on Lyme Disease in Parliament. For many of us, this road has been a long and difficult one. For me it started almost ten years ago when I met Brenda Sterling in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. I wondered ...

Date: 2017/06/05 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Publications, Statements

PDF of submission available for download here. Text of submission below. Submission in Response to the Poverty Reduction Consultation To: The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Employment and Social Development Canada From: Elizabeth May, O.C. Member of Parliament Saanich-Gulf Islands Date: June 5, 2017 Dear Minister Duclos, Thank you for ...

Date: 2017/06/04 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications, Statements

June 04, 2017 (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) recognizes World Environment Day and Canadian Environment Week: Ms. May, said: “World Environment Day celebrates the efforts of those who work for a healthier environment. In 2015, when global nations came together to celebrate their commitment to climate action with the Paris Agreement, there was much reason ...

Date: 2017/06/02 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Week in Review, 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.  Due to a Liberal motion earlier ...

Date: 2017/06/01 -- Category/Categories: News, Press Releases, Publications

Elizabeth May, released the following statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement: “Today’s announcement by President Trump was made to pacify his base. It does not change the Paris Agreement. It only confirms what we already knew – that as long ...

Date: 2017/05/31 -- Category/Categories: Publications, Statements

Elizabeth May released the following statement for National Tourism Week: “This week is an opportunity to highlight the incredible tourism experiences that Canada has to offer, and to celebrate 2017 as an exceptional year to visit our country. We are seeing encouraging growth in the tourism sector, which employs 1.7 million Canadians and makes up ...

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