by Elizabeth May | May 25, 2018 6:21 pm
Week in Review: May 22 – 25
Welcome back 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 mythbusted five of the biggest misconceptions about the Kinder Morgan pipeline project. She spoke favourably of the proposed amendments to the Canada Elections Act while protesting the Government’s abuse of time allocation motions. She also demanded transparency around any and all complaints from the People’s Republic of China following the recent Aecon decision.
Meanwhile in committee, Elizabeth presented amendments in clause-by-clause review of the Fisheries Act, Bill C-68; the omnibus environmental protections legislation, Bill C-69; and the budget bill, C-74. Several of her amendments were accepted for C-68 and C-69.
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In the News
(Rachel Aiello, CTV News, May 16)
(Zi-Ann Lum, HuffPost, May 16)
(Kathleen Harris, CBC News, May 17)
(Anne Casselman, The Walrus, May 23)
(Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee, May 24)
(Caroline Phillips, Ottawa Business Journal, May 24)
(Tony Seskus, CBC, May 25)
(Elizabeth May, The Globe and Mail, May 25)
Elizabeth introduced the following petitions in the House this week:
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.
Engage in Government consultations for key legislative items:
Deadline: June 1
Click here to see all Government consultations.
Elizabeth May has introduced the following bills:
Bill C-387: This bill will establish a legislative framework for a national passenger rail service.
For a list of private members’ bills Elizabeth May has seconded, please visit elizabethmaymp.ca.
Tuesday, May 22
Thursday, May 24
Friday, May 25
Saturday, May 26
Monday, May 28
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