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Elizabeth May Speech at the 2018 Scaling Up Conference - 1.5 to Stay Alive

Blog | Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

The Elections Modernization Act

Blog | Wednesday, 09 May 2018
On Monday April 30, 2018, a new set of amendments to Canada’s Elections Act was tabled. It is to be known as the Elections Modernization Act, C-76. It could be called the “Undoing Stephen Harper’s...

Brief Summary: New Elections Act Changes (C-76)

Blog | Friday, 04 May 2018
On Monday April 30, 2018, a new set of amendments to Canada’s Elections Act was tabled. It is to be known as the Elections Modernization Act, C-76. It could be called the “Undoing Stephen Harper’s...

Letter to Andrew Scheer RE: Obstruction of S-203 in the Senate

Blog | Thursday, 15 Mar 2018
Dear Mr. Scheer, I am writing to ask you to end the Conservative senators’ obstruction of Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act. Their procedural delay of this legislation...

Happy New Year - Climate Change for 2018

Blog | Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018
Another year has passed and another opportunity has slipped away. Another 3 ppm CO2 has permanently found its way into the atmosphere boosting the current levels as of December 15, 2017, as measured...

COP23 wraps up – without triumph or disaster

Blog | Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Late Sunday afternoon at Heathrow and changing planes en route home. I really should have written the wrap up blog on Saturday, but my mind played tricks on me.  I felt as though I had written it...

Friday in Bonn – Not over yet…

Blog | Friday, 17 Nov 2017
It’s Friday in Bonn at COP23 and negotiations continue in back rooms to resolve issues of long-term financing and details of various funds to assist developing countries. Still, within a few hours,...

COP23 Blog - Negotiations Continue

Blog | Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017
Every Conference of the Parties has a very similar schedule of work over a two week period.  Some have more work, more pressure and tougher issues to negotiate, but the pattern largely remains the...

COP23 – Climate action as a technical slow motion process

Blog | Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017
This is an in between sort of COP.  I have said for years that there are “good cops and bad cops.”  This one is a pun waiting to happen, taken from the great Quebecois film “Bon Cop; Bad Cop.” This...

Remembering Dr. Susan Roddy

Blog | Friday, 27 Oct 2017
On behalf of myself, and the members of the Green Party of Canada, I wish to convey our profound sadness and sense of loss upon learning of the death of Dr. Susan Roddy. As most are aware, Susan was...