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

Won her last election, in 2015, with 54% of the vote.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter To my Twitter friends -leaving the range of any connectivity! Vacation! #GPC #bestwishestoall

Posted on Twitter Meanwhile Europe has cut well below 1990 levels. 20-40%. @EcofiscalCanada @DavidMcLA

Posted on Twitter Yes. "@mobinfiltrator: @trapdinawrpool They already are. I think you mean to ask 'Will #Trump call it Terrorism?' #charlottesville"

Posted on Twitter This white terrorist killed and wounded innocent ppl. Will his actions be called terrorism? #GPC https://t.co/lW6qAutLWH

Posted on Twitter Reality of white supremacist rally - the use of Nazi icons - in Charlottesville is so horrific words escape me. All decent ppl condemn it.

Posted on Twitter It makes no sense. Most gov'ts continue to subsidize fossil fuels. 10X more than for renewable energy. Power of lobby? @hockleyhilbilly

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Statement for International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples ... "Today, we celebrate Canada's Indigenous Peoples and the 370-million Indigenous people living across 90 countries, who represent more than 5,000 distinct cultures," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands).

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Statement for National Peacekeepers' Day Violence only breeds more violence," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). "Today, let us support and encourage our international Peacekeepers, the RCMP, provincial and municipal police forces, as well as ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Energeticcity.ca MP Zimmer challenges those opposed to oil and gas to simply stop using them A challenge for anti Oil/Natural Gas dev leaders David Suzuki, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. If you really oppose oil and gas in British Columbia then my challenge to you is simple…stop using them…period.

A month ago

Mentioned by Peninsula News Review WSANEC Welcome Figure unveiled in Sidney Artist Perry LaFortune spoke before the unveiling ceremony, among others including Tsawout Chief Harvey Underwood, Tsartlip Chief Don Tom, Perry LaFortune's brother Tom, MP Elizabeth May, Mayor Steve Price and MLA Adam Olsen. Each addressed ...

Mentioned by Peninsula News Review WSANEC Welcome Figure unveiled in Sidney Artist Perry LaFortune spoke before the unveiling ceremony, among others including Tsawout Chief Harvey Underwood, Tsartlip Chief Don Tom, Perry LaFortune's brother Tom, MP Elizabeth May, Mayor Steve Price and MLA Adam Olsen. Each addressed ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Liberal Government of Canada must intervene in land claim at Oka “The Liberal Government of Canada has an opportunity to make good on its claims to be champions of reconciliation, and intervene in the conflict which has arisen at Oka,” said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands).

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Canada Business Corporations Act Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply the vote and I vote yes.

Spoke in the House on Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, I think the whole House can see from the questions from the leader of the official opposition, the leader of the New Democrats, and ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am also a lawyer, but the member does not have to take my word for it either. I was very pleased to be ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is also from residents throughout Saanich—Gulf Islands with some from southern Vancouver Island beyond my riding. The petitioners are calling for ...

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Madam Speaker, it is a late hour, and I thought some Stephen Leacock would be appropriate. Stephen Leacock once wrote, “In ancient times they didn't have ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise in this place to put my views forward following the member for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou. He said exactly, in much ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is also from residents throughout Saanich—Gulf Islands calling for Parliament to discontinue the purchase of bottled water for personal use in ...

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, yesterday I spoke to the issue of prorogation, because we now have a historic opportunity to ensure that prorogation will never again be used ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-23 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. As you may recall, I want to put on the record that I'm not here because I'm grateful for the opportunity to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Federal Framework on Lyme disease Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you to all members of the committee. I will not trespass long on your time, because we have with us ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll try to be succinct. I just want to give a bit of background. This amendment relates to the fundamental principle that ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm here not as a member of this committee but due to a motion the committee passed, which requires me to be ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Thank you. I didn't know I'd get this off the top. Thanks very much to all committee members. I appreciate it. Welcome, Minister. When we're in ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... With John's permission, this is a really important point, and I thought that you said we have to look at different perspectives. I know members have ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Since we are on my amendment, I will just say that I'm very open to anyone else moving a friendly amendment to my amendment. I can't ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada and Daughters of the Vote First, I want to thank each of you for coming. I think it's wonderful that you applied for the Daughters of the Vote and that you ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-269 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (sentencing) and to make consequential amendments to another Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-259 An Act to amend the Access to Information Act (scientific research)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-258 An Act to amend the Department of Industry Act (small businesses)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-699 An Act to amend the Access to Information Act (scientific research)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-682 An Act to amend the Department of Industry Act (small businesses)

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