Week in Review: May 28 – June 1
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, Elizabeth levelled criticism at the government for their abuse of time allocation measures and for their purchase of a 65-year-old pipeline with $4.5 billion in taxpayer money. In response, Elizabeth launched a Parliamentary e-petition to halt the purchase, which you can sign here.
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In the News
(Interview with Vassy Kapelos, Power & Politics, May 28; Skip to 0:33:20)
(Interview with Al Ferraby, CFAX 1070, May 29)
(Interview with Lynda Steele, Global News, May29)
(CTV National News, May 29; Skip to 02:46)
(Interview with Mark Sutcliffe, Ottawa Today 1310 News, May 30; Skip to 35:30)
(Press conference, CPAC, May 30)
(Elizabeth May, The Guardian, May 30)
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.
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.
Sunday, June 3
Friday, June 8
Saturday, June 9
Saturday, June 16
Sunday, June 17
Friday June 22 to Sunday June 24
Friday, June 22
Saturday, June 23
Sunday, June 24
Wednesday, June 27
Thursday, June 28
Friday, June 29