Week in Review: January 27 – February 7 (le français suit)
Welcome to the first Green Caucus Week in Review (CWiR) newsletter of 2020. Your Green Caucus, Jenica Atwin (Fredericton), Paul Manly (Nanaimo – Ladysmith), and Elizabeth May (Saanich – Gulf Islands) returned to Ottawa after working in their ridings since Parliament rose in December, and launched directly into debates in the House of Commons. In this newsletter you will find highlights of their interventions, the petitions they tabled, and questions they asked.
For further updates on Elizabeth's activities, you can visit her website, follow her on Facebook, and on Twitter. For updates on Paul's activities, visit his website, follow him on Facebook, or on Twitter. For updates on Jenica's activities, follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Key Moments January 27 – 31
(Jenica Atwin, Paul Manly & Elizabeth May)
- Elizabeth May honours the victims of the Ukraine International Airline Flight 752
- Paul Manly responds to the government's Speech from the Throne
- Paul Manly: When will the government invest in healthcare infrastructre?
- Jenica Atwin responds to the government's Speech from the Throne
- Paul Manly calls on the government to respect UNDRIP and cease construction of the Site C Dam
- Elizabeth May responds to the government's Speech from the Throne
- Bill C-3: Elizabeth May says we need an oversight body that reviews CBSA border services agents
Question Period January 27 – 31
- Elizabeth May calls on the government to reject the Teck Frontier Mine
- Paul Manly urges government to exclude seniors care facilities from foreign ownership
- Jenica Atwin calls on the government to invest in New Brunswick's CyberNB technology project
Key Moments February 3 – 7
- Bill C-4: Elizabeth May comments on CUSMA
- Bill C-4: Paul Manly asks about non-market free trade agreements in CUSMA
- Jenica Atwin defends reproductive rights in New Brunswick
- Bill C-4: Paul Manly comments on CUSMA
Question Period February 3 – 7
- Paul Manly: Why has the government violated the rights of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs?
- Elizabeth May calls for emergency relief for Indigenous communities and fishers impacted by disastrous salmon season
- Jenica Atwin: Will Canada support an evidence-based emission reductions regime?
Statements and Press Releases
- Green Party calls for Demographic Adjustment in Federal Health Transfer
- Greens to focus on the degree of corporate influence over government decision making
- Green Party of Canada Caucus in Favour of the Opposition Motion
- Green Party Caucus condemns injunction enforcement in Wet’suwet’en territory
In Their Own Words
- Elizabeth May – Good Sunday Morning weekly blog
- Paul Manly – Wet'suwet'en: Pipelines, Politics and UNDRIP
- Stand with Wet'suwet'en
- Public Climate Finance
- Reduce Microplastic Pollution
- Electoral Reform
- Pesticides at CFB Gagetown
For paper petitions to sign and share, visit elizabethmaymp.ca/paper-petitions
Please visit the Green Party of Canada events calender at https://www.greenparty.ca/en/events/all