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  • Her favourite word is amendment.

Green MP for Saanich—Gulf Islands (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 46.30% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Early morning session on policy resolutions #GPC2014. Rejected effort to change our GMO and supply management policies. :) #GPC

A week ago

Posted on Twitter #GPC passes policy to support @MichaelChongMP bill C-559. Yay! #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Holly Dressel spells out how changes in federal transfers to provinces will dismantle Cdn health care. $165 bill shortfall. #GPC14 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Holly Dressel speaks to health care and "dumbing down of discourse, destroying evidence." #GPC14 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter "We will need a Transparency Act,"Kevin Page, frmr PBO. Fabulous speech at #GPC14, Page outlines how PMSH has dismantled fiscal evidence.

Posted on Twitter "Never seen it this bad," Kevin Page, frmr PBO, on lack of information to build budget. #GPC #GPC14 #cdnpoli

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, this is a question for the Prime Minister of critical importance for federal-provincial relations and jurisdiction. If the Premier of British Columbia continues to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first petition is from literally hundreds of residents throughout Ontario, particularly in the Toronto area, calling ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, in response to my friend from Palliser, I think we have had a very detailed debate in terms of the places where the bill ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the speech by my friend from Sudbury. We need to look at Bill C-18 in the larger context of trends. I am ...

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad that the hon. minister who is before us today also has a background as a lawyer. I have been researching and ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. friend from Welland for raising some very timely concerns as we look at the so-called safeguarding Canada's seas and skies ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I also present petitions from residents of my riding and beyond, from Qualicum Beach and Campbell River, calling for the Conservative government to refuse ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the British Columbia government testified that Enbridge had not fulfilled its responsibilities in evidence to make it acceptable to British Columbians to build the ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Ex-refugee from Liberia relishes new BC home Victor Dillon with Green Party leader and Saanich Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May, environmentalist Vicky Husband, Victor Dillon and Hildegard Horie. Photograph By DARREN STONE, Times Colonist. Previous Next. Victor Dillon with Green Party leader and ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. At this point, we're at page 24 of the bill and my amendment seeks to delete lines 14 to 24. The reasons ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Amendment PV-17 inserts an entirely new and somewhat lengthy proposed subsection 11.1(1), which would extend the liability beyond operators to contractors, subcontractors, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Because it seems to me that perhaps some members of committee have in the last number of months forgotten why it is ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My amendment is deemed to have been made through the mysterious process that moves without my volition. I am presenting this amendment ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy I'm sorry that I was out for a moment. I was conferring about some of the amendments. The issue, of course, between guidelines, national standard of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Mr. Chair, the amendment I propose is intended to remedy one of the most egregious parts of this bill, which has to do with the powers ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Look who's swimming, walking, and running together May 26, 2014 Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, Conservative MP John Weston, Conservative MP David Sweet, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, pictured in the Chateau Laurier Hotel's pool May 15, 2015. When the House is sitting, the MPs try to swim every ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Thank you, Mr. Chair. It is a great honour for me to appear before you as a witness on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... No, it's true. The reality of what we're dealing with here is that taking them one at a time makes it particularly challenging, because this is ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Look who's swimming, walking, and running together Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, Conservative MP John Weston, Conservative MP David Sweet, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, pictured in the Chateau Laurier Hotel's pool May 15, 2015. When the House is sitting, the MPs try to swim every ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Look who's swimming, walking, and running together Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, Conservative MP John Weston, Conservative MP David Sweet, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, pictured in the Chateau Laurier Hotel's pool May 15, 2015. When the House is sitting, the MPs try to swim every ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Elizabeth May on how Green MPs are taking root Green Party leader Elizabeth May, elected to the House of Commons in 2011, is one of two Greens in Parliament (Bruce Hyer, a former NDP MP, joined her in late 2013). ... Obviously I ask about the climate crisis more than any other member of Parliament.

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Elizabeth May voted Canada's Hardest Working MP in annual Hill Times survey OTTAWA – For the second year in a row, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has been voted Canada's Hardest-Working MP in the annual Hill Times Politically Savvy Survey. May also ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-503 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (local endorsement of candidate)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-484 An Act Respecting the Amendment of the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-454 An Act respecting an All Buffleheads Day

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-442 An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-436 An Act to develop and provide for the publication of indicators to inform Canadians about the health and well-being of people, communities and ecosystems in Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-417 An Act to amend the Fish Inspection Act and the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (importation and labelling of shark)