Date: 2014/04/29 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank all of my House of Commons colleagues. It is a great honour for me because this bill has received support from all of the parties in the House. I am quite overwhelmed with gratitude for this effort to bring forward something in a non-partisan spirit to ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I think the reasons are clear in terms of the context. Some hon. colleagues have asked me why the federal government should be involved in this. Partly, unlike other diseases, this one is preventable. Better knowledge and sharing of best practices can allow Canadians, wherever they go across this country, to ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, it is helpful to perhaps give a prelude. I do not assume anything. I am keeping my fingers and toes crossed that the bill gets through second reading and to committee. The Minister of Health has been very forthcoming in sharing with me some of the things she thinks would make ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I want to make a point clearly and this gives me a good opportunity. I am not a medical doctor. A few of us in the House are, but for the most part, I want to make sure that the medical diagnosis and research is left to medical experts, the ministers ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, today I am very honoured to introduce this bill for a national strategy on Lyme disease at second reading. When we are able to work together as members of Parliament, anything is possible. Today I stand here with the great honour of presenting a bill in my name. If I could, ...

Date: 2013/05/01 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May moved for leave to introduce Bill C-503, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (local endorsement of candidate). She said: Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure I rise today to put forward a bill to carry forward the momentum of democracy which is sweeping the House of Commons. We saw a ...

Date: 2013/03/20 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills, Videos

Elizabeth May moved for leave to introduce Bill C-484, An Act Respecting the Amendment of the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations. She said: Mr. Speaker, I have the honour of rising today to introduce this private member’s bill to reduce greenhouse gases. It has been clearly established that emissions ...

Date: 2012/10/23 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the important thing to do right now, after that wonderful speech form the member for Kitchener—Conestoga, is to ensure nobody speaks so we can pass this on a voice vote. Harold Albrecht: Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the sentiments of my colleague. I would certainly favour moving right ahead, but I know ...

Date: 2012/10/17 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May seconded by the hon. member for Thunder Bay—Superior North, moved for leave to introduce Bill C-454, An Act respecting an All Buffleheads Day. - Mr. Speaker, it appears I am lightening the mood in this corner already with the news that I am presenting a private member’s bill for October 15 to be ...

Date: 2012/10/17 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would amend the Canada Elections Act to make it an offence, subject to severe fines, to knowingly transmit false information through voice messages. In addition, it creates certain obligations to report to Elections Canada in a mandatory framework. Seconded by Elizabeth May on October 23, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print ...

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