House of Commons photo

Track Elizabeth

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • Her favourite word is amendment.

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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Nice to meet you too. "@rbarrywalker: A friend at church introduced me to her friend Elizabeth. It was nice to meet you."

Posted on Twitter I do! Thanks 4 speaking out. @beachmagoo: Please support #electoralreform. We need a better @CdnDemocracy #STV #Proportionalrepresentation"

Posted on Twitter Four lessons from Elizabeth May on how to tackle climate change https://t.co/jRPd7shuaX #climate #GPC #cdnpoli

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Carry on! "@TheJasonPugh: Sorry including you in so many tweets. I just will not let up on defending electoral reform. All the best! :)"

Posted on Twitter Aug 5-7, 2016 in Ottawa. :) "@wimtebokkel: @kady What is the date?" #GPC

Posted on Twitter Our parliamentary democracy enhanced by making sure every vote counts. See NZ! @BrianMarlatt @TheJasonPugh @margaretresin @CanadianGreens

Two days ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Let Canadians have a say on voting reform Green Party Leader and MP Elizabeth May is, in my opinion, being specious in saying that a proportional result from a vote is a human right in Canada. We have the right to vote, period. There is no charter right as to the result. B.C., Ontario, Prince ...

This week

Mentioned by Times Colonist Current voting system gives stable government Green Party MP and Leader Elizabeth May says in her opinion piece: “Whoever gets the most votes has clearly been elected.” That, unfortunately, is not a summation of her assessment of our current first-past-the-post system, which has, with the near ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Adjust voting system to include runoff elections Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May asks: “How can a system of voting in which the majority of votes might not have an impact on the outcome be considered Charter-compliant?” Rather than attempting to devise a system that requires all sorts of ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist May calls on MPs to settle down, get back to work in wake of fracas From left: Andrew Scheer, Opposition House Leader, Bloc Quebecois MP Luc Theriault, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Peter Julian, NDP House Leader, hold a joint press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday. Photograph By Sean ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Under fire, Liberals withdraw controversial procedural motion Andrew Scheer, Opposition House Leader, left to right, Bloc Quebecois MP Luc Theriault, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party and Peter Julian, NDP House Leader, hold a joint press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

Spoke in the House on Komagata Maru Mr. Speaker, I want to thank all my colleagues for giving me this opportunity to add a few words. This has been a profoundly moving moment ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I have respect for everyone in this place, but I also have respect for all Canadians. I think a reflection on what just transpired ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister, and I want to start by quoting this from yesterday's unanimous decision by the Alberta Court of ...

Voted No on Vote #63 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #62 That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

Mentioned by Standard Gerretsen has unique 'co-author' on bill - The Kingston Whig Members of Parliament Neil Ellis, left to right, Elizabeth May and Mark Gerretsen at the Conference to Develop a Federal Framework on Lyme DIsease. (Supplied ... "He originally volunteered on my [MP election] campaign," Gerretsen explained. After the ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, it is an honour to be able to rise at report stage. I appreciate the decision of the Speaker to recognize that, if there ...

Spoke in the House on Copyright Act Mr. Speaker, it seems that we are going to have widespread agreement across the various parties in this place that Bill C-11 is good and welcome. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present three petitions, and I will do so expeditiously. The first petition calls upon the Government of Canada to introduce ...

Voted Yes on Vote #61 That, in the opinion of the House: ( a) it is in the public interest to protect the ...

Voted No on Vote #60 That, in the opinion of the House, given the importance of trade to Canadian jobs and long-term growth, ...

Voted No on Vote #59 on Bill C-10 Amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures

Spoke in the House on Air Canada Public Participation Act Mr. Speaker, in reading the bill, I actually find the description of where maintenance could take place to be rather open-ended, and I have to admit ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the hon. member is remembering the record of the previous Conservative government. I am not quite sure if the Conservatives are looking at it ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Federal Protected Areas and Conservation Objectives Thank you. I appreciate the time to speak to this. Most people around this table—all the people around this table—are friends of mine, and this is ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... This is a critical amendment that I'm proposing, and I seem to be the only member proposing something that would deal with.... When I first read ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... I did intend to canvas the subsequent amendment G-3 as well as my amendment PV-12, because although the language is different in the first subsection, subclause ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will say, briefly and parenthetically, that the process by which you're giving me an opportunity to speak to my amendments is ...

Three weeks ago

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

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security You're quite right, Garnett, absolutely right. In parliamentary history, for the vast majority of the years since 1867, in fact, right up until the early 2000s, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-6 Mr. Chair, as you'll know, the motion just put forward by Mrs. Zahid is intended to deprive members of Parliament in smaller parties and any independent ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-10 Thank you very much, Mr. Boulerice. I am very honoured that you have given me your speaking time. I've been through this before and I've had ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program This motion is being presented to this committee as though it somehow advances the rights of people who are members of Parliament in my position, that ...

Two months ago

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)

More than three months ago

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