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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter In an excellent discussion on reconciliation hosted by Fed'n for Humanities and Social Sciences: challenges #bigthinking @Ideas_idees #GPC

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I rise to address the question of climate change. We have just come through the COP23 discussions in Bonn. Canada did very well. There ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I certainly appreciate concerns about omnibus bills. However, I recall very clearly in the 41st Parliament when we received Bill C-51, getting it on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present petitions from constituents of Saanich—Gulf Islands. The first petition relates to the ongoing issue, which the petitioners want the House ...

Posted on Twitter We need to close mill; clean up Boat Hbr. "@SaveTheStrait: in #NovaScotia can you support effort to stop pumping… https://t.co/kelovDY0Jx"

Posted on Twitter Great to hear former PM Mulroney make such a compelling case for more urgent #climate action; building on success of #MontrealProtocol. #GPC

Posted on Twitter All members of del are there to work. I worked on number of issues, incl getting Kigali am'nt.@Cris_Paunescu @richardgoatcher @cathmckenna

Posted on Twitter "Science is incontrovertable. Evidence seen every day:" forest fires, hurricanes "last 3 years of our existence the warmest ever."Mulroney

Posted on Twitter Okay, so now I disagree with Mulroney...his praise for Trudeau for approving #KinderMorgan.

This week

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Green Party leaders celebrate Montreal Protocol on 30th anniversary Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) and Daniel Green, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, will be speaking to the press about the Montreal Protocol, signed 30 years ago to protect the ozone layer from ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under House of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much. Mr. Christopherson's passion on this issue is the same as my own and that of one of our ...

Spoke in the House on Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, I thank all my colleagues this morning for this moment of remembrance. We will all be in our ridings on Remembrance Day attending events ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present so I will do my best to present them quickly and effectively. The first petition has to do ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. This is again based on recommendations from the Information Commissioner, and I just want to read from her text. This one sentence ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, Rails to Relevance is an annual project of Claremont high school, bringing bright young kids from this great public high school to Ottawa by ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present three petitions today. The first petition deals with the pressure to live up to the Paris accord targets and to ...

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted Yes on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Senate's Indian Act amendments vastly improve sex-based discrimination ”I'm pleased the Senate has put forward amendments that would improve sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). WireService.ca Media Release (11/08/2017) Ottawa, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I will have an opportunity to address Bill C-63 in its substance very shortly in the speaking order in debate today, but I appreciate ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... I appreciate the latitude, Mr. Chair, because my amendments speak to this very issue. The reason I asked earlier to be directed to the amendment from ...

Mentioned by GuelphMercury.com Lack of electoral reform an insult to nation's youth Green Party of Canada's leader Elizabeth May and Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong spoke at Harcourt United Church on Oct.10 in an event for Fair Vote Guelph. Fair Vote Guelph is a ... “We have an immense amount of concentration of power in two ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CTV News 'I participate, but I'm not very proud of that': MPs on heckling An unfortunate choice of words on the part of Transport Minister Marc Garneau had Green Party Leader Elizabeth May calling on her fellow MPs to show some maturity, after he said he remembered "spending all night long" with his honourable colleague. It ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Why heckling during Question Period can get ugly, especially for women MPs “I'm not frail, and I don't go running out in tears because someone has insulted me,” says Elizabeth May, Green Party leader and a Parliamentarian for the past six years, “but I do not accept that our political culture should be that of a locker room ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Statement on Canada's special envoy to Myanmar, and Rohingya humanitarian crisis ... (10/23/2017) Ottawa, ON - "I congratulate Bob Rae on this special appointment and commend the government for taking further steps to intervene in an urgent humanitarian crisis," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I present, I apologize to the committee members, but I need to put it on the record that every time I ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 I hope it's not too grim. First of all, with respect to all members of this committee, I need to put on the record that the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you, Madam Chair. I'll be very brief, and I'd love to share the time with my friend Mr. Virani. It's very generous of you, Darrell. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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