Date: 2014/08/28 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth, Kinder Morgan

To the Editor, I couldn’t agree more with Mayor Fortin that citizens of southern Vancouver Island must have a say, and a definitive say, about the proposal to dramatically increase bitumen-loaded tankers through our waters. I am also an intervenor in the Kinder-Morgan National Energy Board hearing process. By reducing the process to largely a ...

Date: 2013/05/29 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from residents of the Vancouver area. The petitioners are calling on this Parliament to protect west coast British Columbia from the threat of supertankers bearing oil, or more accurately the pre-crude substance known as bitumen and dilbit, and to keep it a tanker-free coast. Print this page...

Date: 2013/05/21 -- Category/Categories: Adjournment Proceedings

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, certainly when we lost the RCMP presence at the Victoria airport, the Victoria Airport Authority said it found the presence of the RCMP extremely important to the airport. It is hard to quantify the benefit of having officers present because, as the airport authority officials noted at the time in the ...

Date: 2013/05/21 -- Category/Categories: Adjournment Proceedings

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise tonight to pursue a question I first asked on February 15, which is in relation to the loss of RCMP services at a number of class 2 airports in British Columbia and elsewhere. The response I got from the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety at the ...

Date: 2013/05/07 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from residents of the Vancouver area who are calling on the government and this House to support a permanent, legislated moratorium on supertanker traffic on the coast of British Columbia. Print this page...

Date: 2013/05/02 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is from residents of Tofino, British Columbia, and Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are calling on the government to cease its promotional stance in relation to the proposed northern gateway pipeline project involving the risky supertanker scheme off the coast of British Columbia. Print ...

Date: 2013/04/16 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present this morning. The first petition has to do with oil tankers off the coast of British Columbia. The petitioners are from the Vancouver area and they call upon the House of Commons to place a permanent moratorium on the transit of oil tankers through the ...

Date: 2013/04/15 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I also have two petitions from residents of Vancouver calling upon the government to recognize that since 1972 there has been a federal-provincial ban on supertankers or oil tankers of any kind travelling up the northern coast of British Columbia. These petitioners call for a permanent ban on oil tankers on ...

Date: 2013/03/19 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is very timely, given the announcements yesterday by the Minister of Natural Resources. Residents of Vancouver have signed this petition, calling for a permanent tanker ban along British Columbia’s north coast. It is the only way to ensure that there will not be ...

Date: 2013/03/05 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first petition is from residents of the Vancouver area calling on the government to put in place a legislated ban on supertankers on the British Columbia coastline. As this House will know, a non-legislated ban has been in place since 1972. Print this page...

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