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Elizabeth May: The Slow Pace of Parliament (Policy Magazine)

Blog | Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017
The Slow Pace of Parliament Policy Magazine, June 2017 Right after the 2015 election, I wrote a two-part blog titled “Fixing what Harper broke.” It serves as an ongoing checklist of the areas that...

Elizabeth May: The Liberals’ climate plan? A chocolate cake diet

Blog | Sunday, 21 May 2017
First, let’s get out of the way any notion that the Trudeau administration is no better than the Conservatives under Stephen Harper. Trudeau and his cabinet are far superior by any sensible...

Elizabeth May: A Green Balance of Power in BC – Policy Magazine

Blog | Monday, 15 May 2017
A Green Balance of Power in BCAt a moment in politics when it seems positive firsts are few and far between, the news that the BC Green Party — the BC cousin of the federal Greens — will be forming...

Elizabeth in Island Tides: Another Liberal promise about to be broken on Canada’s navigable waters?

Blog | Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017
This article originally appeared in Island Tides (April 27, 2017). Read the Green Party of Canada's related media release here. Another promise about to be broken?  Will Liberals restore the...

Elizabeth May: How Justin Trudeau fed the wrong wolf

Blog | Thursday, 02 Feb 2017
There is an old parable of a North American indigenous culture. My best sources say it is Cherokee, but I first heard it from a Mi’qmak elder. It is the story of a grandfather who told his small...

What happened in our Calgary meeting – and what you will be asked to ratify

Blog | Monday, 05 Dec 2016
We emerged united and energized from a very successful meeting in Calgary. We have reconfirmed our commitment to our traditional core values as a party. These values include the commitment to...

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

Blog | 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....

ERRE: David Suzuki urges committee to support proportional representation

Blog | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016
To Whom It May Concern: My parents were born in Vancouver (1909, 1911) and raised all their lives in Canada.  They couldn't vote until 1948 because they were Japanese ethnically.  Because of the...

U.S. presidential election results show Canada how First Past the Post betrays voter intent

Blog | Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016
(OTTAWA) – The results of the U.S. Presidential race are a stark warning to Canada of how the First Past the Post voting system can betray voters’ intentions. Hillary Clinton received 61,...

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

Blog | 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...