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: 2013/05/21 -- 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: 2012/12/12 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I am concerned that we have not learned any lessons from the public commission for complaints against the RCMP. Former head Paul Kennedy put forward a number of significant proposals. While the legislation would improve the situation somewhat, it does not go nearly far enough to provide the tools that such ...

Date: 2012/10/19 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP Saanich-Gulf Islands, will attend the Defend Our Coast sit-in in Victoria next week. People from across Canada will unite to defend our coast from tar sands tankers and pipelines. May, who has an excellent attendance record in the House of Commons, feels that this sit-in is too important to miss. ...

Date: 2012/10/18 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

UK Newspaper The Guardian revealed yesterday that an American businessman conducted a massive ocean fertilisation test, dumping around 100 tonnes of iron sulphate off British Columbia’s coast. Californian Russ George conducted the Geoengineering experiment. He claims the iron has spawned an artificial plankton bloom as large as 10,000 square kilometers. It now appears the Canadian ...

Date: 2012/09/19 -- Category/Categories: Adjournment Proceedings

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I think my hon. friend has been picking up speaking points from former president Bill Clinton and the style of his Democratic convention speech. I would ask that he listen closely, because what I am going to say is important. My question in June and my question today relate to respect ...

Date: 2012/09/19 -- Category/Categories: Adjournment Proceedings

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, may I take this opportunity, since it is the first time I have had the opportunity of addressing you as duly appointed Deputy Speaker, to say what a great pleasure it is and how wisely I think the powers that be have moved to put you in the chair. The question ...

Date: 2012/09/12 -- Category/Categories: Kinder Morgan, Press Releases

Leaders representing municipal, provincial and federal Green parties held a press conference in Vancouver today to denounce the plans to twin the 1,150 km Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline between Edmonton, AB, and Burnaby, BC. Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, Jane Sterk, Leader of ...

Date: 2012/08/30 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Dear British Columbians, August 31st (tomorrow) is the final day to submit a letter of comment to the Joint Review Panel, offering your opinion on the Northern Gateway Pipeline. A letter of comment is a written statement that expresses your knowledge, views or concerns on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project. A letter of comment ...

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