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

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by National Post MPs pass M-103 Thursday even as new poll says most Canadians would vote down anti-Islamophobia motion Liberals, New Democrats, and Green Party MP Elizabeth May were in favour; most Conservative and all Bloc Quebecois MPs were opposed. The vote was 201 for and 91 against. Prime Minister ... Pollster Angus Reid Institute asked 1,511 Canadians, “if you ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter My trip to the UK is paid for by Green Party. March 30- April 2 is Global Green Congress in Liverpool. @hedgehogjimlin @redsuspenders81

Posted on Twitter Very moving moment of silence in memory of those killed, injured in London - families, friends and everyone touched by this outrage. #GPC

Posted on Twitter Sooooo, any minute now they will withdraw house rule proposals as lacking consensus??? @kady

Posted on Twitter Speaking of platform, does it seem to you there is more consensus for changing house rules than for promise to get rid of #FPTP? @kady

Posted on Twitter Despite Trump, Canada’s budget stays the course on climate change | National Observer https://t.co/ZPZcnOLfxW #climate #GPC

Posted on Twitter Defend parliament.#equalasMPs "@redsuspenders81: what exactly will you being there accomplish?? https://t.co/prxX8HHhlz"

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I completely agree with my Bloc Québécois colleague because we have the same problem. Of course I am the only member of the Green ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the International Energy Agency have all urged governments around the world to do two things, at ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Green Party Statement on World Water Day 2017 ”On World Water Day, we call on the Trudeau administration to take action on the deplorable condition of many First Nations wastewater and water filtration systems,” said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands).

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Vic Derman Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to rise in this place and pay tribute to people from my community of Saanich—Gulf Islands. However, it is ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, my third petition, from constituents within Saanich—Gulf Islands, points to the threat to the diversity of seeds and the ability of farmers, particularly in ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Operation UNIFIER Mr. Chair, unfortunately, it is hard to ask a brief question about an issue so complex. I will quickly say that one reason I had no ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, I congratulate my friend and hon. colleague, who is now the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety. I certainly hope that his ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Peak Green Party at SFU welcomes party leader Elizabeth May This past Friday, the SFU Greens hosted Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who is also the Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands. May discussed many topics, including: the organizational structure of the Green Party, her opinions on partisanship ...

Mentioned by The Peak Green Party at SFU welcomes party leader Elizabeth May This past Friday, the SFU Greens hosted Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who is also the Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands. May discussed many topics, including: the organizational structure of the Green Party, her opinions on partisanship ...

Two weeks ago

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 in the House on Land Line Telephone Service Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions today. The first petition is from residents throughout my constituency as well as a number from Alberta calling ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, in addition to this being International Women's Day, it is also a deadline for the Minister of Health for comments on the federal framework ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Statement on International Women's Day 2017 In Canada, we are finally making progress on pay equity for women," said Elizabeth May, Party Leader and MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands). "In October 2016, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour committed to bringing forward ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Mr. Baylis, there's nothing in this that requires anyone to divulge anything about their identity they don't wish to divulge. Diversity respects those elements of our ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Elizabeth May delivers TedX Talk on electoral reform in Vancouver, BC Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), delivers a TedX Talk at TedXStanleyPark. WireService.ca Media Release (03/03/2017) Ottawa, ON - Ms. May will present on the urgent need for electoral reform and adopting a ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-37 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate all members of the committee asking me here, but I do like to place on the record every time that ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business and Briefing with the Minister of Democratic Institutions I'm very grateful. Thank you, Jamie. Thank you, Mr. Chair. I really have only one question. I think there's a conflict in your mandate letter. As ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-30 Thank you. Of course, this is deemed moved under the terms of the motion that I objected to but which this committee passed and which requires ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Federal Protected Areas and Conservation Objectives and Bill C-18 Thank you. It's the second amendment put forward by the Green Party. It's very straightforward. Again, as we were just touching on the ongoing issue of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-18 I know, absolutely. I'm just having a flashback. If you'll forgive me, I'll just say that when Jim Robb came to Ottawa in 1987 to meet ...

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