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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 Great article- why an expert faces arrest. #climate #GPC http://t.co/D86WAADtAz

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Posted on Twitter Wow! Congratulations #DivestConcordia! @350 Concordia becomes 1st Cdn university to divest from fossil fuels! #climate #GPC

Posted on Twitter Speaker will rule on my 9/15 question of privilege (arguing time allocations impede MP ability to do job) 3pm. Today! #cdnpoli #GPC @kady

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise this evening in adjournment proceedings to pursue a question that I asked earlier, in September of this year. ...

Mentioned by The Argus.ca Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada The Member of Parliament from Saanich-Gulf Islands spoke to a room full of supporters at her Thunder Bay book launch last Friday. May joked that no political party since Joe Clarks ... It is the most centralized it has ever been under Prime Minister Harper, and it's a sign of a broken democracy for Elizabeth May. May and Hyer joked about whipped votes in ... Elizabeth May knows how to vote because she says she is one of the few MP's who actually reads the bills she is voting for. As she pointed out, what's the point of ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Full marks. Kerry-Lynne Findlay actually answered on point & fully the tax leak question. She promised to find out what happened. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Honoured to support @RightTheWrongCA seeking redress for victims of thalidomide. Shocking how decades later victims have not been helped.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am so pleased to have heard the hon. member for Burnaby—New Westminster raise the issue of the current blockades at Kinder Morgan. I ...

Voted No on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

This week

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Elizabeth May Offers View on The State of Democracy in Canada THUNDER BAY - Green Party Leader Elizabeth May offered a view of the state of democracy in Canada to an audience of sixty-five people on Friday, November 21st at the Prince Arthur Hotel in Thunder Bay. The Green Party Leader was in Thunder Bay to ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Elizabeth May – Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada In this marriage of memoir and manifesto, Elizabeth May provides her perspectives on her approach to politics, policy and what it means to be Canadian. At the Friday night event, presented by Thunder Bay Superior North MP Bruce Hyer and the Northern ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Elizabeth May on our elected representatives: 'We are a democracy only in theory' This instalment deals with renewing our democratic institutions. Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, was interviewed on Sept. 8 by Monica Pohlmann, a consultant with Reos Partners.

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Chris Hadfield and Elizabeth May make book tour stops in Barrie Get up close and personal with authors Elizabeth May and Chris Hadfield when the writers make stops in Barrie. Saturday, Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May will be talking and signing copies of her book Who We Are: Reflections on my Life and Canada at the Southshore Centre Saturday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, astronaut Chris Hadfield will speak at a Rotary Club of Barrie fundraiser. May, the Green Party's first MP, immigrated to Canada from the United States with her family when she was a teen. She will ...

Posted on Twitter About to talk with @CTVOttMornLive ! Fun. #GPC

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague from Gatineau for his presentation. I am sorry, he is not from Gatineau. I wanted to pursue the point ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is primarily from residents of Toronto. The petition sets out in detail very disturbing evidence that prisoners in the People's Republic ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews A Green Party in Parksville A GREEN PARTY: Environmentalist, writer, activist, lawyer, leader of the federal Green Party and Member of Parliament Elizabeth May signed and gave two separate readings of her new book, Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada, at the MAC in ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, I rise this evening to pursue a question that I initially asked on October 10. The Minister of the Environment responded to my question. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is from residents of Ontario and Quebec who are noting what is now an increasingly ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I share my friend's concerns about this park. When someone with the experience of Steve Kakfwi, both a leader in his first nation and ...

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 in the House on Veterans' Week Mr. Speaker, it is always a great honour for me to speak here, but even more so today, since all my colleagues and I are paying ...

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, ...

A month 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

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 ...

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 ...

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)