Date: 2020/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: June 15 - 19 (le français suit) This week MPs participated in the final week of regular parliamentary sessions before the summer adjournment, a time when MPs can concentrate on work in their ridings for more than a few days at a time. Given the ongoing pandemic, this summer will be very different. During the summer, MPs will meet for four pre-scheduled ...

Date: 2020/06/12 -- Category/Categories: News, Publications, Uncategorized, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: June 8 – 12 (le français suit) This week, Green MPs launched Reimagining our Future: Reconnected, Renewed, Resilient, a vision for Canada’s post-pandemic future. Reimagining our Future is a bold and detailed blueprint for a sustainable and prosperous recovery that will drive Canada’s transition to a green economy and a just society. Elizabeth spoke at the press conference to launch Reimagining our Future, ...

Date: 2020/06/05 -- Category/Categories: COVID 19, Democracy, Issues, News, Publications, Uncategorized, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: June 1 – 5 (le français suit) This week Green MPs responded to the shocking killing of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in the United States, and the ensuing protests across North America. The Green caucus stands in solidarity with victims of race-based violence and is committed to creating a more just and ...

Date: 2020/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: May 25 - May 29 (le français suit) Jenica reads her speech before entering the Chamber This week, a reduced number of MPs met in Ottawa to debate the Government’s latest proposal that would allow MPs to participate virtually in regular sittings of the House. MP Jenica Atwin drove from her riding of Fredericton to Ottawa to ...

Date: 2020/05/22 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, Publications, Week in Review

Week in Review: May 19 – May 22 (le français suit) Green MPs were deeply saddened to hear the news of the Snowbirds crash in Kamloops on Sunday, and mourned the death of Captain Jenn Casey. This tragedy so strongly hitting the Nova Scotia community follows the Cyclone crash and, of course, the devastating mass killings that ...

Date: 2020/05/14 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Publications, Uncategorized, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: May 10 – May 14 Between virtual parliaments on Tuesday and Thursday, in-person parliament on Wednesday, and hours of virtual committee meetings, the Green caucus was spread thin and working hard. The on-going furor over Elizabeth’s comment that “oil is dead” led to further articles and debates in media. On Tuesday, Elizabeth raised ...

Date: 2020/05/08 -- Category/Categories: COVID 19, Issues, Publications, Uncategorized, Week in Review

Week in Review: May 4 – May 8 (le français suit) This was the second week of the mixed virtual and in-person Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic. MPs Paul Manly and Jenica Atwin joined remotely from their ridings of Nanaimo – Ladysmith and Fredericton, respectively. Elizabeth May stayed in Ottawa to cover two Wednesdays in person, and returned to Saanich-Gulf Islands ...

Date: 2020/05/01 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: April 27 - May 1 (le français suit)   MP Paul Manly during Tuesday’s virtual parliament  ​ This week Canada’s Parliament met virtually during the first meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic. Despite some technical difficulties, ultimately the virtual session with around 177 MPs from across the country was a success. MP Paul Manly and ...

Date: 2020/04/24 -- Category/Categories: COVID 19, Democracy, Issues, News, Publications, Uncategorized, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: April 20 - 24 (le français suit)   Submissions to MP Jenica Atwin’s Earth Day challenge ​ This week was profoundly difficult for many many Canadians affected by the mass shooting in Nova Scotia. Green MPs hold Nova Scotians in their hearts, and send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of those lost. “Our hearts ...

Date: 2020/04/18 -- Category/Categories: Democracy, News, Publications, Uncategorized, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: April 14 – 18 “Unprecedented” has become the word to describe the COVID-19 pandemic. Saturday, April 11 was no exception, when the House convened on Holy Saturday for the first time in Canadian Parliament history. As MP Jenica Atwin attended the House on March 24 to pass the first COVID-19 Emergency Aid legislation, ...

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