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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

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, as this is the first time I have been able to take the floor in today's opposition day motion, I want to signal that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present two petitions here today. The first has to do with proportional representation. The petitioners are from Victoria, Sidney, within ...

Posted on Twitter Look who I found at NWT reception! Wesley Hardisty from #saltspring! #GPC http://t.co/fv13uXYvms

Posted on Twitter @JackHarrisNDP returns to Q of what is a combat role and what isn't. Contrasts with US "advise and assist" role. Why are we outliers?

Posted on Twitter Lawson says it's a combat mission. He maintains "advice and assist" mandate not incompatible with engaging enemy on ground. #ISIS

Posted on Twitter @JackHarrisNDP asking Gen'l Lawson about engaging enemy on the ground. Where did orders come fm to change instructions? #ISIS

Posted on Twitter In defence update on Canada's mission in Iraq. Min of Defence says now 600 Cdn soldiers in Iraq against ISIS. #cdnpoli #ISIS .

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, as a matter of rules of procedure, I do not know that anyone can judge unanimous consent. I did not hear what the hon. ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, as we have now had the 85th motion for time allocation in the House, breaking all historic records, with all due respect to the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions today. The first petition is from residents of Saskatoon and Vernon, B.C., who are calling on the House ...

Posted on Twitter Hey #yyj. Wish I could keep chatting about #ElxnFraud but it's after 11 PM in Ottawa. Early AM. Keep speaking up for fair elections!

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the official opposition choosing today to have a special debate on the current economic situation and the absence of an economic update. ...

This week

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last month, in Lima, at the climate negotiations, Canada signed on to a decision in which all nations are invited to submit their intended ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I support anything that reduces the red-tape burden on small businesses. My father ran a small business on Cape Breton Island, and my late ...

Mentioned by Straight.com Nicholas Ellan: Why Greens target NDP ridings and Elizabeth May's decade of ... Setting aside whether this is realistic, let's examine how the Greens are approaching this goal. Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green party and the only Green MP to ever be elected under this banner, is seeking reelection in the riding of Saanich–Gulf Islands.

A week ago

Mentioned by Peninsula News Review Green Paty kicks off regional campaign in Victoria Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, performed a ribbon-cutting ceremony and called the opening a momentous beginning for a “green wave” across B.C.. The new West Coast Green Space ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Mair Predicts: Greens Will Hold Balance of Power Much of it has to do with leadership shown by Elizabeth May. She did her ... Even in West Vancouver, to the horror of the MP and his masters, the council twice voted unanimously against the proposed LNG facility, in spite of the MP's intervention. Concerted ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Les Leyne: Green party creates worries for NDP The angst in NDP circles about what the Green party is doing to their prospects isn't growing, federal Green party Leader Elizabeth May says. It's been a constant ... A federal NDP MP defected to the Greens last year, for what that's worth. And there was a ...

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer Green Party to Open a Flagship West Coast Office in Victoria Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich – Gulf Islands, will attend the Grand Opening. The 2015 'Green Team' of coastal BC candidates will also take the opportunity to meet with supporters. The Team ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Les Leyne: Rumbles could be felt in political world Two people at separate town-hall meetings hosted by Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May complained about the low-frequency rumbling noise that periodically washes through parts of Greater Victoria. It was enough to prompt May to make rumbling ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... Thank you. As a matter of fact, the bizarre procedures with which I find myself here created by 20 identical motions in committees more than a ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Okay. It strikes me, Mr. Chair and other members of the committee, that this is one of the examples of why it's so dangerous to make ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will reiterate what Sean Casey just said. It's a fundamental aspect of the right to a fair trial to know your ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Of course the reason you don't see much of me is that I'm not allowed to be a member of this committee, ...

Three months ago

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 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, ...

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

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)