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  • 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 Jeremy Weibe teacher in #YEG, support for #PR. But worried about #MMP giving parties more power. Prefers #STV. #ERRE

Posted on Twitter Rita Pettit - does not want a referendum. Liberals had this in their platform. MPs have the responsibility to deliver it. #ERRE #PR

Posted on Twitter Gentleman been here all afternoon, elxns are for purpose. To create a gov't. Not endorsing any process, but we need engaged citizens. #ERRE

Posted on Twitter Vanessa Peacock - FOR #PR AGAINST a referendum. In BC during the #STV ref'm. Voters were very poorly informed. #ERRE #YEG

Posted on Twitter Suzanne Goshko (sp?) member of @FairVoteCanada - women are equal because we can vote - can we be equal when we do vote. #ERRE #PR #YEG

Posted on Twitter Christie Jackson, civil servant for Fed'l gov't, #FPTP detrimental. False majorities have unchecked power- policy lurches. #ERRE #YEG

Yesterday

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Approval of Petronas LNG project further sabotages Canada's climate action commitments WireService.ca Media Release (09/28/2016) Ottawa, ON - "Even with environmental conditions, the Petronas LNG project will spew 5 megatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Didn't vote on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Gulf Islands Driftwood Elizabeth May pitches electoral reform Days before the Special Committee on Electoral Reform launched its six-week, cross-country tour to engage Canadians about changing the way federal politicians are elected, MP Elizabeth May spoke to Salt Springers about what she calls the most ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank everyone for being with us here today in Regina. I see a lot of people in the ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror This is Canada's best chance for electoral reform, Elizabeth May says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's claim that the 2015 federal election was the last one using the “first-past-the-post” (FPTP) voting method is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reform Canada's electoral system, Green Party member Elizabeth May said ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by National Post Elizabeth May fires three of her shadow cabinet after they publicly slammed BC Green leader OTTAWA — Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May fired three members of her shadow cabinet today following their harsh criticism of B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver. The three were among 24 party members, including Green foreign affairs critic and ...

Mentioned by Gulf Islands Driftwood Island hosts electoral-reform tour Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef and Bob MacKie, who will host an electoral reform primer on Friday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Salt Spring Public Library in advance of MP Elizabeth May's town hall meeting.Courtesy Bob MacKie ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Elizabeth May: why I decided to stay on as Green Party leader Elizabeth May: why I decided to stay on as Green Party leader. Democracy made me do it. by Elizabeth May. September 7, 2016 ... While Elections Canada gives leaders unfettered powers to do so, Green policy says the leader has no right to deny candidate ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thanks very much. By a bit of preamble, when you were talking, Craig, about the fact that this has been an issue since 2000, going back ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Committee Business and Electoral Reform First of all, thank you to all the witnesses for being here today. I want to start with Darrell Bricker. In looking at polling information, I'm ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Given this conversation, I think there's a way to focus interest, particularly in the way this is covered by media, on what we do as individual ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you again to the witnesses. I know it's difficult testifying by video. We're all together here and looking at you disembodied on our screens. I ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to all the witnesses. In the first five minutes that I have, I want to zoom in on this ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses I would like to thank the witnesses for their observations. They are most interesting. It's difficult, ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Committee Business and Electoral Reform Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I will turn to Professor Dawood and pursue these questions of legitimacy. You mentioned that some of the mechanisms you think would ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise this morning to present two petitions. The first is from constituents in my riding of Saanich—Gulf Islands from Galiano, Salt Spring, and ...

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, the transportation of liquified natural gas poses very specific and different risks from any other substance. In countries around the world there are regulations ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague from Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola for a very thoughtful and useful supply day motion to focus our attention on the perverse ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions to the House. The first petition is an e-petition, which is allowed in our new process. Hundreds ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am struck by one thing. The motion before us today has an incredibly strong rationale, which is that people should not have criminal ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, for the first time, I have the experience of presenting an e-petition, now that we have innovated in this place to allow electronic petitions. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise this morning to present two petitions. The first one deals with an ongoing issue of human rights and ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1. Mr. Speaker, the Green Party agrees to apply the vote and is voting against the motion.

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