Date: 2018/01/31 -- Category/Categories: Parlement, Déclarations

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I often think of this place as being a family. Regardless of political party, we are all here together and supported by amazing people. We had a death in the family on January 14. We lost one of those who truly does stand on guard for us. Constable Pierre Lozier, a ...

Date: 2018/01/30 -- Category/Categories: Parlement, Déclarations

Elizabeth May Saanich Mr. Speaker, I thank you and my colleagues. As my colleague from the Bloc Québécois said, we are in this together. We must never forget this dark episode in our history, when six Canadians were gunned down and 19 others were injured. I want to express my love and solidarity for our ...

Date: 2017/12/08 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Statements

In response to statement from the Minister of Status of Women Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I want to thank all of my colleagues. Today remains a day of tragedy, a day of immense sadness, for today marks the 28th anniversary of a terrible tragedy in this country. It is almost unbelievable that it has been ...

Date: 2017/11/30 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Statements

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, what wonderful speeches from my friend from Repentigny and from all the other leaders and party representatives in the House. I am honoured to speak today. I would like to thank our Prime Minister for the official apology he made today. He is a great man, and the day of heartfelt ...

Date: 2017/11/10 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Statements

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, I thank all my colleagues this morning for this moment of remembrance. We will all be in our ridings on Remembrance Day attending events with our communities. As the hon. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness has so beautifully conjured for us the event he will attend in his riding, ...

Date: 2017/11/03 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Statements

Elizabeth May Mr. Speaker, last week we stood together in a moment of silence in memory of the tragic event of October 22, 2014. We never had a public inquiry in this country as to the breakdown of security that allowed an armed man into this building. However, without any inquiry we do know that ...

Date: 2017/09/22 -- Category/Categories: Climate Change, Parliament, Statements

Mr. Speaker, in his last letter to Canadians, read into this record by the hon. member for Ajax, Arnold Chan left us with these words: Climate change is undeniably the focus of attention today, as it should be. The recent flooding in Texas, hurricane in the Caribbean and Florida, violent monsoon rains in Bangladesh and ...

Date: 2017/08/28 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Statements, Uncategorized

Below you will find Elizabeth’s response to the government’s deeply disappointing and concerning discussion paper on fixing environmental and regulatory reviews. It is also available, with its original formatting, as a pdf, here. Response to “Environmental and Regulatory Reviews: Discussion Paper” Released June 29 – Deadline for comment August 28, 2017 From Elizabeth May, O.C., ...

Date: 2017/06/08 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases, Publications, Statements

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement on World Oceans Day: “Threats to our oceans are increasing due to the adverse effects of climate change including the rise in ocean temperatures, ocean and coastal acidification, deoxygenation, sea-level rise, the decrease in polar ice coverage, coastal erosion, ...

Date: 2017/06/05 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Parliament, Publications, Statements

PDF of submission available for download here. Text of submission below. Submission in Response to the Poverty Reduction Consultation To: The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Employment and Social Development Canada From: Elizabeth May, O.C. Member of Parliament Saanich-Gulf Islands Date: June 5, 2017 Dear Minister Duclos, Thank you for ...

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