Date: 2013/06/03 -- Category/Categories: Events

Idle No More, Serpent River First Nation, UBCIC, Chiefs of Ontario and others will be rallying in support of the Hupacasath First Nation court challenge against Harper’s secretive Canada-China Investment Deal (FIPPA). Your support is needed! Join them for a Unity Gathering on June 5th, 12:30 pm, at the Vancouver Federal Court House, 701 West ...

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: 2013/05/27 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, my second petition today is from residents of Richmond, Comox, Vancouver and Victoria. It calls on the government to refuse to ratify the Canada–China investment treaty as it will compromise Canadian sovereignty and allow Chinese state-owned enterprises to bring arbitration cases against Canada for laws passed municipally, provincially or federally, or ...

Date: 2013/05/08 -- Category/Categories: Photos, Videos

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, spoke to hundreds at a Falun Dafa Month Rally on Parliament Hill. Thank you very much for that generous  welcome. It’s true that I have a petition on my website (elizabethmaymp.ca).  It’s available for everyone.  It’s very important because ...

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

Why should Canadians care about investor-state treaties? One of the issues that was frequently raised in the last round of town hall meetings I held with constituents in January 2013 was the threat of the Canada-China Investment Treaty.  As I write this, the treaty has still not been ratified.  While this is very good news, ...

Date: 2013/05/07 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Public event for Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May for Wednesday, May 8th is: 1:15 p.m. – Green Leader Elizabeth May will speak at Falun Dafa Month rally on Parliament Hill. Parliament Hill Ottawa, Ontario NOTE: Rally speeches will start at 1:00 p.m. Print this page...

Date: 2013/05/01 -- Category/Categories: Question Period

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I think all members of the House are aware of the growing humanitarian crisis created by the ongoing and very difficult hostilities in Syria. There are over one million refugees in camps in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, and there is inadequate help for those people who are caught up in the ...

Date: 2013/04/26 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth

Earlier this week, our Minister for Natural Resources, the Hon. Joe Oliver, went to Washington on what the Canadian media mistakenly insists on calling a “charm offensive.” It really cannot be described as having anything to do with “charm” when the minister, fresh from having told La Presse that scientists are less worried about global ...

Date: 2013/04/22 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

The highly controversial Canada-China Investment Treaty will go to a vote this evening on an NDP motion from the party’s supply day on Thursday. The treaty has never had so much as a day of committee hearings – one hour was allowed in the trade committee on October 18, 2012.  The Thursday motion allowed six ...

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