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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 People are still leaving Centre Block. Being put on buses to downtown bus station. Long stressful day. Parl day care not let out til 8 pm.

Posted on Twitter “Lock your office door and stay away from the windows…” #GPC http://t.co/U3ZlnsugqL

Posted on Twitter Just heard from a CPC MP friend that the House will sit tomorrow. #cdnpoli #GPC

Posted on Twitter Security just came to tell us we are allowed to leave. Bldg being evacuated. #cdnpoli #GPC

Posted on Twitter Statement on the shooting incident in Ottawa – elizabethmaymp.ca – October 22, 2014 http://t.co/kBKCiK6g9L #GPC

Posted on Twitter Tragedy mounts as soldier shot this AM dies of his wounds in an Ottawa Hospital. Deep sympathy to his family and friends. #shooting #ottawa

Mentioned by Saanich News MP Elizabeth May on Parliament shooting: 'Time seems to have stopped' MP Elizabeth May and her staff are on lockdown this morning in Ottawa after at least one gunman bypassed security and shots rang out at Parliament Hill. One gunman, who reportedly shot a soldier guarding the National War Memorial earlier this morning, ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to compliment and thank my hon. colleague, the member for Vancouver East, for consistently putting health matters first. On the Ebola crisis, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first petition is from literally hundreds of Canadians primarily from the Greater Toronto Area calling on ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, in response to the question from my hon. friend from Kootenay—Columbia, perhaps my hon. colleague from the official opposition would find it helpful to ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Elizabeth May Endorses Olivia Chow For Toronto Mayor Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has formally endorsed Olivia Chow to become the next mayor of Toronto. May, a British Columbia MP, told reporters outside Queen's Park Tuesday that she views Toronto as "Canada's city" and believes her former ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Elizabeth May book excerpt: Restoring public faith in politics Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May, the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, has just released a new book: Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada. Described as a “marriage of memoir and manifesto,” the book explores both her life and her ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, my question for the Prime Minister relates to the joint review panel on the proposed Site C development in British Columbia. The panel review ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: War, Whitby and wedded bliss Watching Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Green MP Bruce Hyer at May's Ottawa book launch earlier this week, you wouldn't have known the two were poised to march into the House of Commons an hour or so later and cancel out each other's vote on ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague, the hon. member for Saint-Laurent—Cartierville for his speech. I have a clear and simple question for him. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to present a petition from over 1,600 residents of the riding of Saanich—Gulf Islands. The petitioners are calling ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions today. Similar to my friend from Winnipeg, there are hundreds of signatures on these petitions. The petitioners are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on National Fiddling Day Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to support the proposal for a national fiddlers day from the hon. member for Miramichi. Having spent a lot of ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Mentioned by The Women's International Perspective Women In Governance ... Canada –Women parliamentarians from Canada, Africa and the Caribbean, and scholars of women and politics speak in this documentary. Featured speakers include: Elizabeth May, Canadian Green Party; Cynthia Forde – MP from Barbados; Eve Bazaiba ...

Mentioned by Peninsula News Review Elizabeth May to launch new book this weekend Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and the Canadian Green Party Leader, Elizabeth May, will be reading from and signing her latest book, Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada this weekend at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)