Date: 2014/07/14 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth

It is clear that debates dealing with energy choices dominate the news: Pipelines – Keystone, Enbridge, Kinder-Morgan, Energy East; oil sands versus tar sands; climate policy and the lack thereof; coal plants and so on. For the most part, these debates are treated as isolated, zero-sum games. You can either have a healthy economy or ...

Date: 2013/05/21 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition I am bringing forward today is from residents of the Vancouver area, as well as some from Saanich. The petitioners are calling for the government to reassess its commitment and support for the Enbridge northern gateway project, but rather to assume a neutral stance and allow the evidence ...

Date: 2013/05/02 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is from residents of Tofino, British Columbia, and Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are calling on the government to cease its promotional stance in relation to the proposed northern gateway pipeline project involving the risky supertanker scheme off the coast of British Columbia. Print ...

Date: 2013/04/30 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from residents within my riding, from Mayne Island, Galiano Island, Saanich, North Saanich and Victoria, calling upon the government to cease and desist from the promotion of a project called the northern gateway being promoted by Enbridge. These residents of my constituency ask the government to adopt ...

Date: 2013/04/25 -- Category/Categories: Island Tides

As the pro-bitumen export crowd notices the gathering storm clouds over their Northern Gateway and Kinder-Morgan options, and, further south, sees long shadows falling over the Keystone XL pipeline to refineries on the shores of the Texas Gulf coast, support is mobilizing for pipelines running east. Debate has been about how best to export raw, ...

Date: 2013/04/23 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from residents of Thunder Bay, Sudbury, and Winnipeg, calling on the Government of Canada to abandon its promotional stance toward the northern gateway project and ensure it has a full and neutral review, bearing in mind that so far the proponent has not dealt with the subject ...

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

Public events for Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May: Friday, April 19th 3:00 p.m. – Elizabeth May will attend the West Coast Oil and Pipeline Summit and Gala,a conference designed to stimulate discussion, explore clean energy alternatives, and raise public awareness about the expansion of the Canadian tar sands and oil industry transportation infrastructure. Sheraton Wall ...

Date: 2013/03/25 -- Category/Categories: Petitions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition comes from people in Tofino, calling for the Minister of Natural Resources, the Minister of the Environment and the Prime Minister to cease supporting the northern gateway project, to adopt a neutral stance and to weigh it on its merits. Print this page...

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

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the second petition is related to the northern gateway project. The petitioners call on the House, and particularly on the Privy Council, to give this project a very clear, strong and transparent review. Print this page...

Date: 2013/03/01 -- 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 ...

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