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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 Canada, we have moratoria on fracking in Quebec, NS and NB. Make it national! #GPC @Raffi_RC

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you! "@pauldallison: @VanCentreGreens @CanadianGreens- you never cease to inspire. Your leadership shines f… https://t.co/WYImqKxluF"

This week

Posted on Twitter With @adampolsen Chief Harvey Underwood, Chief Don Tom, Perry LaFortune, Mayor Price & welcome figure. #Sidney #TRC https://t.co/fsttkRX7yw

Posted on Twitter Unveiling of WSANEC Welcome Figure carved by Perry LaFortune in #Sidney with Mayor Stephen Price and carvers. #GPC https://t.co/WMQV9CLf6B

Posted on Twitter What an honour to meet @BuffySteMarie at @marywinspear #GPC #motherearth https://t.co/bjru0ZX276

Posted on Twitter So happy that @BuffySteMarie is playing #Sidney @marywinspear ! I am such a fan and this is the 1st time I have the chance to see her! #GPC

A week ago

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).

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Saanich Peninsula mayors weigh in on government change next week Saanich North and the Islands MLA Adam Olsen, right, joined MP and federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and local dignitaries in a Canada Day procession earlier this month. (Steven Heywood/News staff). — image credit: 0 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by London Free Press May: Trudeau must step up on climate change at G20 Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau speak at the Global Citizen Festival G20 benefit concert on the eve of the G20 summit, where Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says he needs to step up on climate change. (RONNY HARTMANN/AFP) ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen May: Trudeau must step up on climate change at G20 summit ... protect our forests and move to improve energy efficiency of our built infrastructure. Let's press other nations to do the same. Anything less is achieving climate rhetoric at the expense of climate action. Elizabeth May, O.C., MP, is leader of the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Justin Trudeau admits he never intended to consider evidence on electoral reform WireService.ca Media Release (06/27/2017) Ottawa, ON - "It's not the Liberals who wanted ranked ballots, it's Justin Trudeau," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands). "I thought this Prime Minister wasn't ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Elizabeth May calls on German Greens to reject CETA's investor-state provisions at AGM in Berlin ... Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), received a standing ovation following a speech at the Annual General Meeting of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Alliance 90/The Green Party) – also known as the German Greens – in ...

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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