Date: 2013/06/03 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

The Green Party continues to throw its full support behind the British-Columbia-based Hupacasath as the First Nation prepares to appear in federal court Wednesday to Friday. The Hupacasath have taken Prime Minister Stephen Harper to court over his failure to consult with them on the Canada-China Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), contrary to their ...

Date: 2013/05/28 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP Saanich-Gulf Islands, today expressed her frustration and concern after Conservative and Liberal Members of Parliament in the Finance Committee voted against her attempt to add a definition of “national security” to the Investment Canada Act. “For years, the Conservatives have been promising a definition as they accepted the CNOOC ...

Date: 2013/04/22 -- Category/Categories: Statements

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I would like to wish all members of this House a happy Earth Day. Today is the 43rd anniversary of that celebration, but please excuse me if I do not feel like celebrating. The only motion before us today that has any environmental content is the NDP motion from its last ...

Date: 2013/04/19 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

On September 9th, Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed an agreement with China, the Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement (FIPA). The agreement was kept from the Canadian public and Parliament until September 26th, when it was quietly made public, tabled in the House of Commons. No press release. No technical briefing. Given his extreme ...

Date: 2013/04/18 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, over and over again today we have been told by Conservative members that this is a standard FIPA and that they are all the same. This language is from the current investment treaty with Benin. It will take me a minute to read it: ….except in rare circumstances, such as when ...

Date: 2013/04/18 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Vancouver Kingsway and his entire caucus for finally allowing this issue to come forward for debate. He will recall I raised it in the House before it was tabled for 21 days of non-debate but sitting before us, and I requested an emergency ...

Date: 2013/04/09 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada holds a series of eight town halls throughout the riding twice per year. Town Halls are usually held on Galiano Island, Saanich, Saanichton, Salt Spring Island, Saturna Island, Sidney, Mayne Island and Pender Island. These town halls are an ...

Date: 2013/04/09 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada holds a series of eight town halls throughout the riding twice per year. Town Halls are usually held on Galiano Island, Saanich, Saanichton, Salt Spring Island, Saturna Island, Sidney, Mayne Island and Pender Island. These town halls are an ...

Date: 2013/04/09 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada holds a series of eight town halls throughout the riding twice per year. Town Halls are usually held on Galiano Island, Saanich, Saanichton, Salt Spring Island, Saturna Island, Sidney, Mayne Island and Pender Island. These town halls are an ...

Date: 2013/03/25 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

This evening, Elizabeth May will participate in an event, Human Rights and Canada-China Relations: A Discussion on the Canada-China FIPA and the Nexen Takeoverhosted by One Free World International. When: Monday, March 25th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Where: Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street Keynote Speakers at the reception: Ms. Elizabeth May Leader of the ...

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