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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter Fabulous #GreenBC gathering in North Saanich with @AdamPOlsen and @AJWVictoriaBC . BBQ wild salmon, music, speakers. #GPC #positiveenergy

Posted on Twitter Happy to support @OliviaChow. Toronto is a great city. It needs a great mayor. Someone who inspires. #GPC

Posted on Twitter We are long overdue for an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women. Time for Stephen Harper to agree and move quickly. #inquiry

Posted on Twitter Obama finally figures out US is bound by existing treaty. #climate - http://t.co/T1Z7zJDHIV http://t.co/iZT6FT9JRf

Posted on Twitter Does PM Harper really think Russia is about to attack our Arctic borders? When the House resumes, I will ask him. #stopsabrerattling #GPC

Posted on Twitter It's a good day for the world. Let's do whatever we can as a nation to help Israel and Gaza governments make peace. #peace #cdnpoli

A week ago

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Clean Energy Through Innovation – Bruce Hyer MP Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer as the Thunder Bay Superior North MP goes Greener. Clean Technologies Innovative and Economic Boost – Bruce Hyer. THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - Clean technologies can pave a path to innovation and ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) Staking the moral high ground: Why the Green Party exists Elizabeth May is the Leader of the Green Party of Canada and one of our country's most respected environmentalists. She is a prominent lawyer, ... The reason I was the only Member of Parliament in June 2011 to vote against the continued aerial bombardment of Libya was that Green principles of non-violence and promotion of a culture of peace made voting for bombing impossible. There were peace talks rejected ... Now Bruce Hyer, Green MP from Thunder Bay-Superior North does as well. We have pushed other ...

Mentioned by The Chronicle Journal A party of 2 at the Rock THE Green party caucus will be in Red Rock Saturday for the town's annual Live From the Rock folk festival. Party leader Elizabeth May will join deputy leader Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, to enjoy the music. The little Green machine is ...

A month ago

Mentioned by National Post The only party with principles In December 2013, when Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May was joined by Bruce Hyer, who'd left the NDP in 2012, many Green supporters believed their party was on the cusp of becoming a mainstream national institution. With two sitting ... The reason I was the only Member of Parliament to vote against the continued aerial bombardment of Libya in 2011, was that Green principles of non-violence and the promotion of a culture of peace made voting for the military conflict impossible. In the case of the ...

Mentioned by The True North Times Elizabeth May Enlists NDP And Grits For Co-Operation To No Avail Following the convention, Green Party leader Elizabeth May announced that the party has ruled in favour of reforming our electoral system to proportional representation, and co-operating with the NDP and the Liberals in selectively choosing candidates for ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, this is a question for the Prime Minister of critical importance for federal-provincial relations and jurisdiction. If the Premier of British Columbia continues to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first petition is from literally hundreds of residents throughout Ontario, particularly in the Toronto area, calling ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, in response to my friend from Palliser, I think we have had a very detailed debate in terms of the places where the bill ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the speech by my friend from Sudbury. We need to look at Bill C-18 in the larger context of trends. I am ...

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad that the hon. minister who is before us today also has a background as a lawyer. I have been researching and ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. friend from Welland for raising some very timely concerns as we look at the so-called safeguarding Canada's seas and skies ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I also present petitions from residents of my riding and beyond, from Qualicum Beach and Campbell River, calling for the Conservative government to refuse ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the British Columbia government testified that Enbridge had not fulfilled its responsibilities in evidence to make it acceptable to British Columbians to build the ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Ex-refugee from Liberia relishes new BC home Victor Dillon with Green Party leader and Saanich Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May, environmentalist Vicky Husband, Victor Dillon and Hildegard Horie. Photograph By DARREN STONE, Times Colonist. Previous Next. Victor Dillon with Green Party leader and ...

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 ...

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)