Budget

Why no MP should vote for the budget

On second thought, this blog should be titled, “Why no self-respecting MP should vote for the budget.”

Greens celebrate the establishment of “Lindsey’s Law”

OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, M.P. for Saanich-Gulf Islands, extended her personal thanks to Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty for, at long last, moving to establish a DNA database to cross-reference crime scene data with an index for missing persons.

Harper’s Olympic Budget falls well short of the podium

OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, panned Harper’s 2014 budget as a re-hash of mediocre measures and old messaging.

Elizabeth May's 2014 Budget Recommendations

The Green Party of Canada makes public Elizabeth May’s federal budget recommendations sent to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty as part of his Department’s pre-budgetary consultations. Mr.

Flaherty has changed — and more than just his footwear

There is a distinct change of tone in the 2013 budget.

Flaherty Changed More Than His Shoes

OTTAWA – The Green Party of Canada notes a distinct change in the 2013 budget.  “It is a matter of tone more than substance, but the jackboot style of Budget 2012 – the 'we will bu

Hunger Strikes

I was reading Naomi Klein’s piece the other day about her wakening to take care of her little boy and then thinking about Chief Spence, hungry in the night.

Elizabeth May: Jobs and Growth Act, 2012 (Bill C-45)

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to yet another budget omnibus bill. I suppose I should not use the word “pleased”.

Budget Bill Treacherous to Navigation

On Thursday, October 18, Jim Flaherty tabled yet another Budget Omnibus Bill. C-45 has some similarities with last spring’s C-38. Both are omnibus bills.

Elizabeth May: Impacts of Budget 2012 on Local Communities (Q and A)

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, held a press conference on Tuesday, September 18th, to discuss the impacts budget 2012 is havin

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