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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 Thanks for sharing this science. Seismic testing is not "safe" for marine life. #stopoffshoreoil #GPC @gorman_mary @smccarthy55

Posted on Twitter Fracking moratorium in Quebec, NS and NB. Why not all Canada? High GHG, threat to H2O, causing earthquakes. @MikeSchreiner #GPO #GPC

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter It's always fun! "@jay_wlasichuk: PUMPED to see EMay at #PrideTO 💚 Looked like she was having time of her life being her incredible self"

Posted on Twitter Tradition, yes! "@ErinLynnN: Can I make getting a hug from E May a pride tradition?? Can she adopt me????"

Posted on Twitter Great to see you too! "@MitchelRaphael: Always a pleasure to see #GPC leader May @PrideToronto parade! #PrideTO https://t.co/R63I7jkJnC"

Posted on Twitter Thanks! "@EmilyNaccarato: I got my annual hug with E May at Pride today ❤️💛💚💙💜🌈"

This week

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)

A week ago

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 weeks ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Battling cancer, MP Arnold Chan makes emotional address to MPs Rising to respond, Conservative MP Erin O'Toole, NDP House leader Murray Rankin and Elizabeth May all praised Chan's remarks and his contribution as an MP. "We refer to each other in the House, by custom, as honourable," O'Toole said. "The member ...

Mentioned by Daily Miner and News Canadian government to invest up to $4 million for research, new framework into disease The initiative was first introduced into the House of Commons five years ago by Green Party MP Elizabeth May as a private member's bill. “To me this is the beginning of a recognition that the government has to act,” said Nault. “It's a coming out of ...

Three weeks 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 ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Statement on World Environment Day and Canadian Environment Week WireService.ca Media Release (06/05/2017) Ottawa, ON - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), said: "World Environment Day celebrates the efforts of those who work for a healthier environment. In 2015, when ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Media Release: Electoral reform can be saved, despite Liberals rejecting report ... 2015 would be the last election held under our antiquated First Past the Post voting system, which produces false majority governments with a minority of the popular vote," said Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Wire Service Canada (press release) Elizabeth May speaks at Walk for Proportional Representation Rally on Parliament Hill Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), speaks at the Walk for Proportional Representation (PR) on Parliament Hill on Monday, May 29. WireService.ca Media Release (05/26/2017) Ottawa, ON - The event is ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months 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 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