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Green MP for Saanich—Gulf Islands (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 46.30% of the vote.

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Mentioned by Common Ground.ca Greens in power portrait of Elizabeth May • Elizabeth May is the leader of the Green Party of Canada and Canada's first elected Green MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands. She is the author of eight books on environmental and political topics, including her latest work Who We Are: ...

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia. His efforts here are very important. I am proud to support him, because in the Parliament of ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, my question is for the hon. Minister of the Environment. There are only about 30 days to go until the Conference of the Parties ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition calls for the ban of a pesticide, which has been in the media quite a lot and is having significant impacts ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. minister for her speech relating to division 3 of part 4 of an omnibus bill. I would ...

Mentioned by Peninsula News Review Security measures will change Back on the Saanich Peninsula last week for the annual Crystal Awards, Green Party leader and MP Elizabeth May recounted the details of being locked down during the shooting incident at the Centre block of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. She told a ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Campaign memoirs from Justin Trudeau and Elizabeth May are superior ... By Elizabeth May, Greystone, 214 pages, $29.95. When I was young, I was a strange and baffling creature, doing things that I now look back on in wonder. One now-inexplicable act occurred when I was 17 years old and waited in line for half an hour for Jean ...

Posted on Twitter To all ghosts and goblins! Be safe on your trick or treating. Make the candy last (your conservation tip!) #GPC

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I want to commend the hon. Minister of State for Finance, because I fully support Lindsey's law. Judy Peterson is one of my constituents, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise to present two petitions today. The first is primarily from residents of Saanich—Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island, calling ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Clarifying some misunderstandings #GPC https://t.co/LmkbWlODKc

Posted on Twitter Income splitting will cost us $4.5 billion by 2015-16. Imagine what we could do for children - ALL children - with that! #GPC #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Income splitting leaves out most ppl. Single parents, low-income families, all couples without kids, or with older kids - all left out.#GPC

Posted on Twitter #CPC moves 80th time allocation in 41st Parl. This time #C43 new Omnibus Budget Bill! Voting to limit debate on 450 page bill. #cdnpoli #GPC

Three days ago

Mentioned by Cambridge Times Elizabeth May regrets Jian Ghomeshi tweets TORONTO - Elizabeth May says she was "shaken up" by the recent Parliament shootings when she sent out a series of tweets defending Jian Ghomeshi. ... Rather, the MP says she meant that she does not support rape culture. "This is the problem with Twitter ...

Mentioned by Mississauga Elizabeth May regrets Jian Ghomeshi tweets TORONTO - Elizabeth May says she was "shaken up" by the recent Parliament shootings when she sent out a series of tweets defending Jian Ghomeshi. ... Rather, the MP says she meant that she does not support rape culture. "This is the problem with Twitter ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am glad to rise today to speak to this omnibus budget bill and I thank the member for Vancouver South. However, I do ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter My new blog on courage and lucky breaks on an unlucky day. http://t.co/Oazk2bbDwh #GPC #cdnpoli

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Elizabeth May: I Was 'Shaken Up' By Ottawa Shootings When I Sent Ghomeshi ... TORONTO - Elizabeth May says she was "shaken up" by the recent Parliament shootings when she sent out a series of tweets defending Jian Ghomeshi. .... A previous version said May deleted the tweets, and that May was an MPP instead of an MP.

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I know that there remain deep concerns. I am sure my hon. colleague from the official opposition is aware of the concerns from the ...

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)