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    Open Media’s Time for an Upgrade campaign

    Statement | Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013
    OTTAWA – Statement by Green Leader Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, about Open Media’s Time for an Upgrade campaign:  “Canadians are frustrated with the limited options...

    Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013
    “Truth is stranger than fiction, because fiction is obliged to stick to the possibilities.” - Mark Twain I just read two recent political pot-boilers, back to back.  If this fiction is stranger than...

    Green Party Exposes Worsening Conditions for Canadian Women

    Media Release | Thursday, 07 Mar 2013
    OTTAWA – As the world prepares to mark International Women’s Day tomorrow, March 8, the Green Party is celebrating the valuable role of women in Canadian society.  It also notes their worsening...

    Greens Denounce Threat of Extreme Cuts to VIA Rail

    Media Release | Thursday, 28 Feb 2013
    OTTAWA – The Main Estimates for 2013-14 tabled this week by the President of the Treasury Board, Minister Tony Clement, forecast a drastic budget cut for VIA Rail Canada. The numbers [p. 386] show...

    Tightening the grip: muzzling of scientists ramps up

    Blog | Thursday, 28 Feb 2013
    I had originally intended to write this column about my trip to Washington, DC on February 7-8, when I met with United States Senators and Congresspersons about climate and the Keystone XL pipeline....

    Green Leader Urges MPs to Vote in Favour of C-400

    Media Release | Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013
    OTTAWA – Green Leader and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May will vote in favour of Bill C-400 this evening and urges her fellow MPs to do the same.  Bill C-400, the Act to...