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Blog | 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...

Blog | 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...

Special Committee on Electoral Reform - July 25

Blog | Monday, 25 Jul 2016
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After a lost decade, it’s time to ratchet up our target

Blog | 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

Blog | 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-...

Climate: Time to do what is necessary

Blog | Monday, 25 Apr 2016
  I write this from the train heading back from New York to Canada. The last time I made this trip was September 2014, coming home from the Peoples’ Climate March. My daughter and I marched with over...

Budget Submission to Finance Minister Bill Morneau

Blog | Thursday, 25 Feb 2016
The following is a budget submission from Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, to Minister of Finance Bill Morneau.   Dear Minister, Thank you for the opportunity to submit budgetary...

Unravelling the nightmarish Gordian Knot of Syria

Blog | Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016
The Liberal government has followed through on its campaign commitment to pull Canadian CF-18 fighter jets out of Iraq and Syria.  Simultaneously, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that we will be...

Season's Greetings from Elizabeth May

Blog | Monday, 21 Dec 2015
A holiday message from Green Party Leader, Elizabeth May

COP21 Final Blog - Day 13

Blog | Sunday, 13 Dec 2015
The morning after 13 days- 3 all nighters… And the Paris Agreement is accepted.  The COP21 decision is agreed.  What does it all mean? I have been working on climate for the last 29 years.   In that...