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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Yesterday's approval of Site C Dam is an outrage that violates rights of BC FNs and will hurt farming communities http://t.co/MoUVc9WNZd -hs

Posted on Twitter Climate talks - A long road from Lima to Paris http://t.co/rxoHcg1hEG -hs

Two days ago

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Ten things we learned from #POTY14 Maclean's live-chatted with four of this year's parliamentarians of the year: Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, the year's big winner; Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, the hardest-working MP; NDP MP Peter Stoffer, the most collegial; and Independent MP Brent ...

Posted on Twitter Today, Bill #C442 is scheduled to receive Royal Assent and become law. The Federal Framework for #Lyme Disease Act will help 1000s. #GPC

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @ElizabethMay @OntarioPolitix @SteveBrownBC @spiderrico41 correction: I never tweeted support once I read the story, later that day.

Posted on Twitter Excellent piece on why ppl cannot trust what PMSH promises. http://t.co/zdJdiUjyxL #GPC #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Slumping oil price undercuts Stephen Harper: Goar http://t.co/eRpRxXeeh4 #GPC #climate #cdnpoli

This week

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) Senate Unanimously Passes Elizabeth May's Federal Framework on Lyme ... "I am so thankful to my colleagues in the Senate, especially the bill's sponsor Senator Janis Johnson, for passing C-442,” said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands. “This victory belongs to all Canadians coping ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Senate Unanimously Passes Elizabeth May's Federal Framework on Lyme ... "I am so thankful to my colleagues in the Senate, especially the bill's sponsor Senator Janis Johnson, for passing C-442,” said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands. “This victory belongs to all Canadians coping ...

A week ago

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Saanich Peninsula veteran honoured with Legion of Honour medal Saanich-Gulf Islands MP and federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May pins the French Legion of Honour on Charles E. Goodman during a ceremony Dec. 5 at the ANAVETS facility in Sidney. Canadian veterans like Goodman were awarded the medal this ...

Didn't vote on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Didn't vote on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Elizabeth May named the 3rd Most Valuable Politician in House of Commons (OTTAWA) - The Green Party of Canada congratulates Elizabeth May, Green Party Leader and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, who was named the 3rd Most Valuable Politician in a recent survey by the Hill Times. “I am very honoured by this result. It validates that one MP can make a ... “I am extremely proud of Elizabeth,” said Bruce Hyer, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Thunder Bay - Superior North. "I will go out on a limb and say a politician is valuable only when he or she ...

Mentioned by Straight.com (blog) Green Leader Elizabeth May submits petition on behalf of 9/11 truthers The leader of the Green Party of Canada has presented in the House of Commons a petition calling on the Canadian government to undertake a review of the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States. That doesn't mean that Elizabeth May, the MP for ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, thank you. I was having difficulty being able to put forward what I believe is the common will of everyone in this place. It ...

Spoke in the House on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I just want to clarify that when the hon. member for Thunder Bay—Superior North rose, he spoke on behalf of the Green Party, so ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by residents of my constituency of Saanich—Gulf Islands calling for measures to be taken to ensure that ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, since I was not able to get to the floor when my hon. colleague, the member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley, was speaking, I want to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from residents of British Columbia from various places, within Saanich—Gulf Islands as well as metro Vancouver. The petitioners call upon ...

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 in the House on Respect for Communities Act , seconded by the hon. member for Thunder Bay—Superior North, moved: Motion No. 1 That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting the long title. Motion No. ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to follow up on the question that was just asked by the hon. member for Westmount—Ville-Marie for the Minister of Veterans Affairs. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from residents of Vancouver, asking the government to redress the very strange injustice that has been visited on those Canadians ...

Three weeks ago

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, ...

A month 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, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... Mr. Chair, I appreciate the admonition to be brief but I really do think it needs to be put on the record that this committee passed ...

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)