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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 Looks like Scotland votes "no." But Scotland won concessions and the UK remains united. #Scotland #GPC #cdnpoli

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Newsweek mag 1st mainstream media to understand #FIPA: treaty allows China to Sue Canada to Change its Laws http://t.co/mxTlAA5rek

Posted on Twitter Photo I took in Warsaw, Ban Ki-moon, UN Secy-Gen'l, announcing Climate Summit. He will join peoples' march. #climate http://t.co/Da4MrJrGjK

Two days 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).

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, this is one of the most difficult issues we have ever faced in Parliament since I have been elected. I hold town hall meetings, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I was surprised to hear in the debate on a motion that deals with federal workers and minimum wage the member suggest that the ...

Posted on Twitter Will be participating tonight in ISIS debate til midnight. In town hall mtgs in my riding it was a serious concern. #iraq #cdnpoli #GPC.

Posted on Twitter Need for new diagnosis method, says Sen Johnson. #Lyme #senate #C442

Posted on Twitter Can Public Health Agency moving to partnerships to confront threat of #Lyme, Sen Johnson.#senate

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today on this question of privilege about closure. I am rising at my first opportunity on this question of ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague from Burnaby—Douglas for his important presentation. I share his concerns about the nuclear industry. There has been no industry ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Bill C-22, and the government's obligation to enact laws that respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as Supreme Court jurisprudence ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to present two petitions. The first petition is for an issue that one would have thought we would ...

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).

This week

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 ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Politicians should clean their own backyard first I find it interesting that Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin and Saanich-Gulf Islands MP and Green party Leader Elizabeth May have joined forces in their opposition to the proposed Kinder Morgan project. As negatives cannot be proven, it is easy to speculate on the ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

Three 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.

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

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)