Date: 2013/05/13 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth

The CPP is sustainable and reliable, but it is time to review whether RRSP is working as a vehicle. “Old age is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. Indeed, it is not, but the images from our childhood of what it meant to be “old” have changed dramatically. Of course, as I enter my 60th ...

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

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: 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: 2013/04/10 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

April 10this the Day of Pink, the International Day against bullying, discrimination, homophobia and transphobia in schools and communities. The Green Party of Canada invites everyone to celebrate diversity by wearing pink today. “I will be wearing pink today. Day of Pink is about speaking out and letting everyone know that we will not accept ...

Date: 2013/03/08 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Public event for Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May for Saturday, March 9th is: 1:00 p.m. – Green Leader Elizabeth May will speak at the Rally for a Free Tibet. BC Legislature front steps Victoria, British Columbia NOTES: Ms. May will speak at approximately 1:20 p.m. Green Party of Canada’s release on the 54th Tibetan ...

Date: 2013/03/08 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

The Green Party of Canada is observing the 54th Tibetan Uprising Day this Sunday. On March 10th 1959, the people of Tibet rose against China’s illegal rule. Thousands of Tibetans were massacred and His Holiness the Dalai Lama had to flee into exile. “The desperation of Tibetans has led to over 107 self-immolation suicides in ...

Date: 2013/03/01 -- Category/Categories: Debate

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I sincerely thank the justice critic for the official opposition for her interesting, thoughtful and important speech. In this case, the key issues relate to human rights and people suffering from mental illness. This is somewhat different from criminality, since it is a health issue. We need to strike a balance between ...

Date: 2013/02/20 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

The United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20th. It is to encourage people to look at how social justice is being planned for and promoted by our governments to support strong communities at home and around the world. “Over the past decade we have seen the centralization of ...

Date: 2012/11/16 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Again, Hamas bombing and Israeli retaliation have escalated. It should be clear that continuing to make war will not bring peace. Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense comes a mere three years after Israel’s Operation Cast Lead. The former operation was followed by a significant reduction in Hamas rocket fire, but only for a while. There ...

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