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    Harper’s assault on our national parks

    Blog | Friday, 05 Dec 2014
    Unlike our current prime minister’s attack on climate policy and push for every pipeline and tanker in sight, this one is flying under the radar.  In fact, Conservative Party talking points make...

    Pipeline Politics

    Blog | Friday, 14 Nov 2014
    As the debate rages south of the border about the Keystone pipeline, there are some key facts to bear in mind.  Every pipeline currently being promoted – whether Alberta to the Pacific (Enbridge and...

    A Notice of My Dad's Death

    Blog | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014
    In lieu of flowers, the May family would appreciate donations to the Green Party of Canada in memory of John May. My father, John May, died early this morning.  He was born John Walter May but...

    Response from Elizabeth May: Dear Tom

    Blog | Wednesday, 05 Nov 2014
    Dear Tom, I was dismayed by your fundraising email to your supporters (“Elizabeth May’s climate conference hypocrisy,” November 4, 2014).  It is true that the Green Party sent an email to our...

    Clarification regarding recent media reports

    Blog | Thursday, 30 Oct 2014
    The unfolding of the secret, vicious and violent life of one of Canada’s most popular radio hosts has dominated the news in Canada this week.  In the course of a fast-moving story, I initially...

    Elizabeth May regarding Jian Ghomeshi

    Blog | Monday, 27 Oct 2014
    I tweeted my support for Jian yesterday before seeing the news reported in today’s Toronto Star. Due to my schedule in Parliament, I did not have a chance to read the Toronto Star story until after...

    Counting our Blessings

    Blog | Monday, 13 Oct 2014
    On this Thanksgiving weekend, I think we are all drawn toward the counting of blessings. As my new book tries to set out, I think of “who we are” as a people and as a nation. And as both, we have...

    The speech I did not get to give

    Blog | Saturday, 11 Oct 2014
    I had thought that the debate on sending a military mission into Iraq would allow for me to make a 10 minute speech. Due to the motion for closure, I never had that chance. I had some rough notes of...