Elizabeth May’s Week in in Review – April 27, 2018

On Friday, April 27th, 2018 in News, Parliament, Publications, Week in Review, Week in Review

Week in Review: April 23 – 27

Welcome to Elizabeth May's parliamentary week in review! This weekly e-newsletter recaps her work in Parliament when the House is in session. Using the links below, you can watch videos of Elizabeth's interventions in the House, keep up with her media releases, and read articles she has written. 

This week in the House, Elizabeth posed a question to the Prime Minister about banning plastics. She also spoke in support of a motion on endangered whales as well as a papal apology to survivors of Residential School.

* If you are having trouble viewing this email, please view online at: http://elizabethmaymp.ca/category/news/week-in-review/ 


Key Moments in the House

Question Period

Point of Order

Debate


    In the News


    Public Statements


    Petitions

    Elizabeth introduced the following petitions in the House this week:

    • Remove the limits on back-pay eligibility for veterans.

    Note: Elizabeth presents petitions once the deadline for signatures has passed. After presentation in the House, the government has 45 calendar days to table a response.

    You may read the governments' responses to petitions Elizabeth has introduced here.

    View and sign open e-petitions currently sponsored by Elizabeth here.

    Learn about the e-petition process or create one of your own here.


    Community Newsletter

    April 2018 Newsletter – Children


    Have Your Say

    Engage in Government consultations for key legislative items:

    Countering Online Child Sexual Exploitation

    Deadline: April 30

    A Place to Call Home

    Deadline: June 1

    Click here to see all Government consultations.


    Committees, Briefs and Responses

    Elizabeth was active in clause-by-clause meetings of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, which ended this week. Click below to listen to one of her interventions about the need for cooperation between CSIS and the RCMP, under the supervision of the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency.

     

    Submission to the Consultations on an Amendment to Aquaculture Regulation

    Submission to the Transport Canada Parliamentary Consultation

    Submission to the Consultations on the federal Carbon Pricing System

    Submission to the Consultations on the Federal Leaders' Debates

    Submission to the Consultations on Health Canada’s Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis​

    Submission to the Consultations on the Proposed Excise Duty Framework for Cannabis Products

    Submission to the Canada-Pacific Trade Consultations

    Brief Submitted to the NAFTA Renegotiation Consultation

    Brief Submitted to the Minister of Food and Agriculture Canada for "A Food Policy for Canada"

    Response Submitted to the Consultations on Tax Planning Using Private Corporations


    Private Members' Bills

    Elizabeth May has introduced the following bills:

    Bill C-387: This bill will establish a legislative framework for a national passenger rail service.

    Bill C-269: This bill will abolish mandatory minimum sentences for all crimes except murder and treason.

    Bill C-258: This "Think Small First" bill would require that every new bill introduced in the House undergo an assessment to determine how the bill would impact Canadian small businesses.

    Bill C-259: The Open Science Act would require all federal departments to make all publicly funded scientific research available to Canadians on their websites.

    For a list of private members' bills Elizabeth May has seconded, please visit elizabethmaymp.ca.


    Recent Events

    Tuesday, April 24

    • Elizabeth spoke at the book launch for Journeys to Justice by Joe Gunn

    Upcoming Events

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