Date: 2016/12/09 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Publications

Brief to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development From Elizabeth May, O.C. Member of Parliament, Saanich-Gulf Islands Leader, Green Party of Canada   December 9, 2016 Re: Canadian Environmental Protection Act Introduction: The Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) was initially developed in the late 1980s and received Royal Assent in 1988.  It combined ...

Date: 2016/11/30 -- Category/Categories: Committees, Uncategorized

Elizabeth May has submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans concerning the Committee’s Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act, which was gutted with the implementation of the omnibus budget bill, Bill C-38, in 2012. The text of her submission is available below; or, as a PDF download here. Submission in Response ...

Date: 2016/11/29 -- Category/Categories: Kinder Morgan, Communiqués

Elizabeth May today denounced the Prime Minister’s decision to approve the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project as “political opportunism of the worst kind. “Contrary to the Prime Minister’s claim that this decision is based on evidence, as an intervenor in the Kinder Morgan NEB process, I can confirm conclusively that there was no ...

Date: 2016/11/16 -- Category/Categories: Question Period

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I am following up on a question asked yesterday of the Minister of National Defence by my colleague from Cowichan—Malahat—Langford. It is about the Shawnigan Lake quarry, which has been shown to violate its permits. It was approved for contaminated-soil disposal, but downstream, where 12,000 residents of Vancouver Island depend on ...

Date: 2016/11/07 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

November 07, 2016 (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement: “As Greens, we will always welcome better protection for our coastlines,” Ms. May said. “This is a three-ocean strategy that recognizes we are poorly prepared to deal with marine spills and emergency response. To ...

Date: 2016/10/04 -- Category/Categories: COP 21

Mr. Speaker, I thank all members of the House for participating in this important discussion and debate on the Paris agreement. Obviously, the Paris agreement is a historic one. According to Laurent Fabius, president of COP21, the agreement is “fair, sustainable, dynamic, balanced and legally binding”. François Hollande, the President of France, said, “It is ...

Date: 2016/10/04 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Debate

Mr. Speaker, to the hon. Prime Minister, a deep vote of appreciation for the leadership Canada showed in Paris. I was there. I have been at many previous conferences of the parties, one led by our Minister of Foreign Affairs. The last good conference of the parties that actually achieved anything was in 2005, in ...

Date: 2016/10/03 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, Press Releases

(OTTAWA) October 3, 2016 - The Green Party of Canada released the following statement in response to a national carbon pricing plan: “I commend the Trudeau administration for being first to implement a national carbon pricing plan, but $10/tonne is too low to be taken seriously. I remain perplexed as to why this administration refuses to ...

Date: 2016/10/03 -- Category/Categories: COP 21, In the News

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Date: 2016/10/03 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Saturday, October 1, 2016 Publication source: CBC The House Full episode: Elizabeth May’s comments: Print this page...

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