Date: 2014/09/29 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order

That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the Whole, after having called the attention of the House, or of the Committee, to the conduct of a Member who persists in irrelevance, or repetition, including during responses to oral questions, may direct the Member to discontinue ...

Date: 2014/05/06 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise at this time on a point of order to address and advance my rights at report stage under Bill C-23, the fair elections act. Mr. Speaker, you will recall this is a narrative that has come up a few times in terms of the rights of members of Parliament ...

Date: 2014/03/04 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I would like to request the unanimous consent of the House for the following motion. I move that this House acknowledge that the value of Canada’s democratic institution, as the life of this country, cannot be reduced to value for tax dollars or return ...

Date: 2014/02/25 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. It is no surprise to you, Mr. Speaker, that the level of noise and heckling in the last part of question period was a violation of Parliament’s rules. I do not want to belabour the point, but I cannot even continue with this point ...

Date: 2013/11/28 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Points of Order

Elizabeth May : Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order relating to rule number 37, which governs our conduct during oral questions. In particular, the only questions that are referred to at any point in the rules for the period we have just experienced, that being question period, are “Questions on matters of ...

Date: 2013/10/31 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Points of Order

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, this is a recurring issue. You have said in the past that there would be a chance, perhaps, to look at the rules and aid us in the proper use of Standing Order 31. What I refer to in Standing Order 31 is that the Speaker may order a member to ...

Date: 2013/10/28 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I have made this point of order before. Particularly when the member for Random—Burin—St. George’s is speaking, the hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs interrupts her constantly. I have trouble even hearing her question. I know that the Minister of Foreign Affairs believes himself to be very amusing, but it is a ...

Date: 2013/10/28 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I have made this point of order before. Particularly when the member for Random—Burin—St. George’s is speaking, the hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs interrupts her constantly. I have trouble even hearing her question. I know that the Minister of Foreign Affairs believes himself to be very amusing, but it is a ...

Date: 2013/10/28 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Points of Order

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I have made this point of order before. Particularly when the member for Random—Burin—St. George’s is speaking, the hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs interrupts her constantly. I have trouble even hearing her question. I know that the Minister of Foreign Affairs believes himself to be very amusing, but it is a ...

Date: 2013/10/24 -- Category/Categories: Points of Order

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I hesitate to raise the problem again of members making so much noise that we cannot hear other members, but in the last couple of days it has been unusual. The Minister of Foreign Affairs heckles so loudly that I cannot hear other members ...

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