Date: 2017/09/27 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament, Uncategorized

The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar On Tuesday, Mr. Garnett Genuis, Member for Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan, brought the situation in Myanmar to an emergency debate in the House. In a break from the usual partisanship, Members from across party lines unanimously decried the genocide perpetrated against the Rohingya people and urged Canada to reassert itself as ...

Date: 2017/09/19 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Mr. Speaker, I thank all my colleagues in this House. It is for me a great honour to pay tribute to my colleague and friend Arnold. I was blessed. I do not know who in this place makes the seating decisions when a new member joins this place, but where my friend from Terrebonne now ...

Date: 2017/08/28 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Statements, Uncategorized

Below you will find Elizabeth’s response to the government’s deeply disappointing and concerning discussion paper on fixing environmental and regulatory reviews. It is also available, with its original formatting, as a pdf, here. Response to “Environmental and Regulatory Reviews: Discussion Paper” Released June 29 – Deadline for comment August 28, 2017 From Elizabeth May, O.C., ...

Date: 2017/07/14 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

PARLIAMENTARY INTERN POSITION The Parliamentary office of Elizabeth May seeks a full time intern for the Parliament Hill office in Ottawa. The mandate for this position is to assist Elizabeth May with her work as Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands. Working closely with Elizabeth May’s MP team, the intern will gain a wide range ...

Date: 2017/05/02 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament, Uncategorized

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I had in mind a longer question, but given your injunction, I am wondering if the hon. member for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston has had any opportunity to look at the proposals I have made for changing our standing rules and if he sees merit in any of them. Scott Reid – Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston, ON ...

Date: 2017/03/20 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Uncategorized

Elizabeth May First of all, let me thank you Mr. Chair for giving me the ability to speak at this moment on this very critical issue for all members of parliament. I would very much appreciate the consideration that, as the committee goes forward, all members, and particularly the Government Leader in the House, consider ...

Date: 2017/03/20 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Elizabeth May Madam Chair, I applaud the remarks of my friend, the member for Edmonton Strathcona. The focus on media and civil society, the people of Ukraine who are crying out for help, humanitarian aid, and really in the circumstances we face right now, that focus is one which in addition to the trade the ...

Date: 2017/01/31 -- Category/Categories: Debate, Parliament, Uncategorized

Ms. Elizabeth May: Madam Speaker, I am only able now to rise for the first time to address the substance of this debate, having been here for several hours. I am grateful to have a chance to put a question to the member for Kingston and the Islands. While we have been debating, I received ...

Date: 2017/01/25 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement following yesterday’s release of the report: “Yesterday’s silent release of the results of the survey is deeply discouraging. While the report claims general satisfaction with our democracy in its executive summary, it is unable to conclude the ...

Date: 2016/12/14 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Business of the House December 14th, 2016 / 3:20 p.m. Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I have not many words to add. We have to thank all the team here on Parliament Hill. The only group that has been forgotten are the wonderful people who serve us in the cafeterias and the dining room, who get ...

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