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: 2018/03/29 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Committees, Environmental Assessment, Parliament

Elizabeth May I want to start by thanking Darren and other Liberal members of the committee who agreed to allow me to put a question to the minister. I thank both ministers for being here. Preparing for this morning, I reviewed your mandate letters and found that the Prime Minister used identical language in the ...

Date: 2017/12/07 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Press Releases, Publications

Le 7 décembre 2017 (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, chef du Parti Vert du Canada (députée de Saanich–Gulf Islands), a présenté cinq amendements au projet de loi C-55, Loi modifiant la Loi sur les océans et la Loi fédérale sur les hydrocarbures, lequel a été étudié article par article par le Comité permanent des pêches et ...

Date: 2017/12/07 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Press Releases, Publications

December 07, 2017 (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), submitted five amendments to Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, which went through clause-by-clause consideration at the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans this morning. Two of Ms. May’s ...

Date: 2017/12/01 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament

Elizabeth May Forgive me, but I need to put on the record an objection to the process to the fact that this committee passed a motion that deprives me of the right I would ordinarily have to present these amendments at report stage. I know that you individually did not intend to increase my workload, ...

Date: 2017/09/11 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Publications

Dear Friends and Supporters, It’s not too late to have your say – the deadline for submissions relating to the Government of Canada’s “Environmental and Regulatory Reviews: Discussion Paper” is now extended to September 15. The House of Commons sits in a week’s time, meaning the government can introduce legislation on Environmental Assessment this fall. ...

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: 2017/06/05 -- 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: 2017/05/30 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Debate, Parliament

Elizabeth May Madam Speaker, I am so proud to participate in today’s very important debate. I am also very proud of our report, the Special Committee on Electoral Reform’s report entitled “Strengthening Democracy in Canada: Principles, Processes and Public Engagement for Electoral Reform”. We worked very hard on this report. There were 12 of us, ...

Date: 2017/04/11 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, this debate actually gives us an opportunity to discuss in a reasonable way, and in low decibels, what we want for our children. I really think this is a good opportunity, so I am going to be very personal in sharing that it is important that we, as members of Parliament, ...

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