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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 Great analysis on why CETA is not a great deal for Cda. http://t.co/dG5iOg5N4N

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, I rise this evening in adjournment proceedings to pursue a question I asked on June 19, before the House adjourned for the summer recess. ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased, as this debate continues on the Canada-Korea free trade agreement, particularly on Bill C-41, which would bring the treaty into effect, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today it is my honour to rise to present two petitions. The first is about CBC/Radio-Canada. This is our national broadcaster. The petitioners presented ...

Voted Yes on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Posted on Twitter On #NDP motion, impressed with #CPC MPs James Rajotte, Brian Storseth and @MichaelChongMP who voted for a better #QP. Not enough. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter #NDP effort to improve #QP through improving Speaker's powers to curb irrelevant insulting answers defeated by #CPC. A shame. #cdnpoli #GPC

Posted on Twitter From Canadian mining companies working with the military government. Women's human rights under assault globally. @NobelInitiative #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter @NobelInitiative in Sudan under the law the punishment for adultery (for women only) is being stoned to death. Women in Guatemala face 1/2

Posted on Twitter Meeting with Nobel Women's Initiative Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program & women human rights campaigners fm Sudan, South Sudan & Ethiopia.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask the hon. Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister what set of witnesses he was looking at when he said ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is from residents of Qualicum Beach, Campbell River, Galiano Island and other locations within Saanich—Gulf ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I do not think I am alone in feeling a fair degree of shock in the approach taken by the hon. government House leader ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, since October, when we had the last Speech from the Throne, this is the 22nd time allocation motion. I look forward to the Speaker's ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Acadie—Bathurst. This was truly tragic for him because he was coming to do his job in ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Harper Conservatives vote against helping Canadians save on home energy costs In a House vote on September 24, 2014, Green Party Leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May and Green Deputy Leader Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, voted in favour of a motion to have the government establish a program ...

Mentioned by news.com Conservatives vote down motion to cut Canadian energy bills - Wawa Last night, Thunder Bay-Superior North MP and Deputy Leader of the Green Party Bruce Hyer and Green Party Leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May voted in favour of a motion to have the government establish a program to support energy ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: Surge of the Greens (Ottawa) September 23, 2014 – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, today congratulates David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, on his historic win in the New Brunswick provincial election.

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) Elizabeth May: Canada-China Agreement is a Threat to Canada's Sovereignty OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, denounced Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unprecedented move to ratify the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA).

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Elizabeth May: Canada-China Agreement is a Threat to Canada's Sovereignty (OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, denounced Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unprecedented move to ratify the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA).

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer FIPA could force Canada to keep weak environmental laws: May It's not a matter of opinion, but a fact, that in every investor state agreement, the stronger power wins," said Green MP Elizabeth May, on the ratification of the China-Canada Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) today. The ratification ...

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)