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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Global warming contributed to Syria's 2011 uprising, scientists claim | Environment | The Guardian http://t.co/P2mjjX9P4Q #climate #GPC

Posted on Twitter Sunrise over snow. A lovely start to the day reading papers and sipping my coffee on @VIA_Rail. On to Montreal to speak at Vanier College.

Posted on Twitter Home - Years Of Living Dangerously http://t.co/CnMsoRB6RL #Climate #GPC #worthwatching

Posted on Twitter VIDEO: Rex Murphy calls on Canada to go to war against Stephen Harper's terror bill | Press Progress http://t.co/keAJ2MIDyR #C51

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Conrad Black takes on #C51. This piece rocks. http://t.co/iUHX8806UN #GPC

Posted on Twitter Walking to church, thought some cherry blossoms were worth sharing. Hang on rest of frozen Canada. Spring will come. http://t.co/HP2nWUuV5d

Three days ago

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Elizabeth May on the Future of Public Broadcasting in Canada THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, will be discussing the future of public broadcasting in Canada in a live-stream that will airs air Sunday. The interviews will ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. Minister of Health, for whom I have immense respect. Much of the legislation that I have supported in the House ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Why the Greens will vote against the watered down Reform Act (OTTAWA) - The Green caucus in the House of Commons will vote against the amended version of The Reform Act, 2014, which was introduced by Conservative MP Michael Chong. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, said she will not vote for the hopelessly watered down bill which lost its original intent of reducing the power of parties. “It is with deep regret that I must cast my vote against this bill. Tragically, Michael Chong accepted many ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I find myself in complete agreement with the hon. member for Charlottetown. The only difference is that I feel so strongly that mandatory minimums ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions today. The first petition is in relation to mandatory minimums. The petitioners are all constituents from my own ...

Voted No on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Green Party Disappointed in Final Version of Reform Act OTTAWA – POLITICS - The Green Party caucus in the House of Commons are voting against the amended version of The Reform Act, 2014, which was introduced by Conservative MP Michael Chong. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, said she will not vote for the hopelessly watered down bill which lost its original intent of reducing the power of parties. “It is with deep regret that I must cast my vote against this bill. Tragically, Michael Chong ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, I have been moved by many of the speeches in this take-note debate tonight. When we are in unanimous agreement in condemning anti-Semitism, as ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I certainly will be voting in favour of the motion. In answer to the previous question, I recall very clearly when the environment committee, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is very relevant to the debate that is about to begin. It is from residents of Victoria and Saanich—Gulf Islands. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, U.S. President Barack Obama recently commented that the climate crisis is a bigger threat to security than terrorism, whereas here in Canada, the RCMP ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I am indeed relieved to find an opportunity for a speaking slot when time allocation is imposed on such legislation. It is rare for ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Elizabeth May and the Green Party: Parliament's Newest Power-Brokers (OTTAWA) - A recent EKOS poll for iPolitics found that Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has a current job-approval rating of 51%. Ms. May has one of the highest approval ratings among ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Anti-terrorism bill's powers could ensnare protesters, MP fears A brief exchange between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May did nothing to allay concerns about the broad powers proposed for Canada's spies in the government's anti-terrorism bill, May said Tuesday. In question period ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Elizabeth May, power-broker It's time for people in this town to sit up and take notice of Elizabeth May and the Green Party. She has brought the Greens to the ... In Nanaimo, the Greens are running filmmaker Paul Manly, son of former NDP MP Jim Manly. In the Langford area of the Island, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act I'm sorry, Mr. Chair, I was in another committee hearing. The proposal is very straightforward. This is a very brief bill. This proposes to replace the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... Thank you. As a matter of fact, the bizarre procedures with which I find myself here created by 20 identical motions in committees more than a ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Okay. It strikes me, Mr. Chair and other members of the committee, that this is one of the examples of why it's so dangerous to make ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will reiterate what Sean Casey just said. It's a fundamental aspect of the right to a fair trial to know your ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Of course the reason you don't see much of me is that I'm not allowed to be a member of this committee, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, I want to apologize for missing the tabling of my first amendment. I had one of those awful moments ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... I'm also on clause 77 with Green Party amendment 5. It's the same basic point that was defeated in relation to the Feeds Act and the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll refresh the memory of committee members because you moved this motion some time ago. In the fall of 2013 this committee, ...

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)