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Elizabeth May’s brief on C-51 and national security

Monday, 28 Nov 2016 - Respond to the Online Consultation on National Security before Dec. 15 here. The following is a shortened response to the Green Paper, Our security, Our Rights: National Security Green Paper, 2016....

Elizabeth May: Electoral reform committee has set records for public consultation – let’s not throw that away

Friday, 28 Oct 2016 - Ever since the Special Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform was created in June, we have had a designation in the House of Commons emails and online presence as ERRE: “Electoral Reform-Réforme...

Elizabeth May: 8,000 year-old ancient relic sand under Petronas LNG pilings

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 - How corrupt is the environmental review process? Or how is it that DFO, CEAA and NRCan decided that Petronas LNG was not a threat to the Skeena Salmon? I do not use the word ‘corrupt’ lightly. If not...

Elizabeth May: How to get more women elected to Parliament

Friday, 07 Oct 2016 - This article originally appeared at http://mybackyard.press/index.php/2016/10/07/how-to-get-more-women-elect...With the proportion of women in parliament at an all-time high – 26% and with agender...

Elizabeth May: Winner-take-all voting does not belong in the Green Party

Monday, 26 Sep 2016 - In early October, you will be receiving important information by email.  In addition to more details on the Special Meeting of members (December 3-4 in Calgary), you will be asked to vote on line...

Blog: The Role of Shadow Cabinet members

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following blog post: Thanks to those who have sent letters and notes of support.  It is clearly not a happy...

Hot Climate News in Canada

Saturday, 03 Sep 2016 - The summer of 2016 was a record breaker. July was the hottest month ever recorded and 2016 is on track to be the hottest year ever recorded. The heat wave in the United States was described as a ‘...

What I would have said...

Monday, 15 Aug 2016 - As you can very well imagine, I have received hundreds of emails from constituents, members and Canadians since my party's Convention on Sunday.  The emails span nearly every conceivable...

After a lost decade, it’s time to ratchet up our target

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 - The context of our current challenge in the intertwined imperative for both a strong climate and energy strategy is embedded in former prime minister Stephen Harper’s record. We have lost 10 years....

Elizabeth May to the Globe and Mail

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016 - The following was sent by Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, to the Globe and Mail, as a response to their recent Konrad Yakabuski opinion column, "Can an expanding economy be a low-...