Date: 2012/06/04 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth

Canada is truly an ocean nation.  Our long coastline touches on three oceans, Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic, and hundreds of communities and tens of thousands of jobs are dependent on marine health.  We have benefitted from our marine regions through the wealth gained through the fisheries and tourism as well as traditional aboriginal activities.   ...

Date: 2012/04/23 -- Category/Categories: Uncategorized

Brian Falconer presents the arguments against the pipeline proposal for Alberta and BC at the recent Earth Day 2012 celebration on Vancouver Island. Green Party leader, Member of Parliament of Canada, Elizabeth May speaks of her experience with the current government with respect to environmental issues and the Enbridge Gateway pipeline in particular. Print this ...

Date: 2012/04/19 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Peninsula News Review Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Staff After 35 years, Brian Falconer still loves navigating B.C.’s coastlines. Unfortunately he finds himself navigating the political landscape, as often as the geological one, and wishes for a day that is no longer the case. “Earth Day is a day ...

Date: 2012/04/18 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Gulf Islands Driftwood Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Sean McIntyre A proposal to build the 1,175-kilometre Enbridge Northern Gateway twin pipelines and the prospect of more tankers travelling along British Columbia’s coast is about as poor a mix for Canada’s long-term interests as oil and water, according to Saanich-Gulf ...

Date: 2012/04/18 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Edmonton Journal Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Peter O’Neil Green party Leader Elizabeth May said the environmental assessment agency’s “cornerstone” is public participation, yet the government’s efforts are intended to severely limit that input. “Many projects with significant environmental impacts may be located in remote locations,” May said. “Canadians ...

Date: 2012/04/18 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Times Colonist Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Louise Dickson and Peter O’Neil Green Party leader Elizabeth May, MP for SaanichGulf Islands, said the federal government may be abdicating its constitutional responsibility to protect fish and fish habitat and could be open to a legal challenge. “In this case, there’s ...

Date: 2012/04/17 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: HQ Cowichan Valley Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Staff Dwight International School will be hosting Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May at 1pm for a presentation on the Enbridge Pipeline Proposal. Elizabeth May is one of the most well-known and respected ...

Date: 2012/04/17 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: HQ Cowichan Valley Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Staff Students in Shawnigan Lake are hosting a special guest Tuesday to observe Earth Week and on a day when the federal government announced details of its “one project, one review” policy aimed at speeding up environmental reviews on natural resource ...

Date: 2012/04/13 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Victoria Times Colonist Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Judith Lavoie Students, conservation organizations and community groups will join Sunday in Victoria for protests against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. The day of action will start at 11: 30 a.m. at the legislature, with a march to Centennial Square at ...

Date: 2012/04/09 -- Category/Categories: Articles by Elizabeth

Ideally, Canadians would have an opportunity to discuss what energy decisions are most in our national interest: to export bitumen crude as fast as possible? To refine the crude in Canada creating tens of thousands of jobs here? To continue to allow Eastern Canada to be dependent on Nigeria, Angola, and Venezuela for oil supplies, ...

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