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Elizabeth May: Voting system warps politics, breaches Charter

National Post“First past the post” or “winner take all” voting was invented in the 12th century, when people thought the Earth was flat. FPTP works...

Mother of Burkina Faso victim urges Justin Trudeau to step up terror fight

Toronto SunQUEBEC - The mother of one of the six Quebec victims in the deadly Burkina Faso terrorist attack has called on Prime Minister Justin...

Gruelling climate talks must succeed, Elizabeth May says

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says climate negotiations in Paris are mind-numbingly tough but she has stocked up on Thrifty Foods almonds and is prepared...

Elizabeth May more effective as a Green

I live in Elizabeth May's Saanich-Gulf Islands riding, as does columnist Lawrie McFarlane, but I disagree that May should consider joining another party. What a...

Elizabeth May is our gift to Canada

Elizabeth May is the best MP I have ever had. Saanich Gulf-Islands returned her to Parliament with an increased majority. She is our gift to...

Tom Mulcair ramps up NDP pitch to Island

Mulcair, bolstered by local federal NDP candidates and provincial NDP MLAs at Saturday afternoon's rally, deflected questions about competition on Vancouver Island. “Our No. 1...

For Elizabeth May, being the leader is a 'blessing and curse'

If Elizabeth May loses her seat in this election, it won't be down to her national profile as Green Party leader overshadowing her local responsibilities,...

Green Leader Elizabeth May needles Harper on niqab, economy, anti-terror bill

CTV NewsOTTAWA — Elizabeth May repeatedly scolded Conservative Leader Stephen Harper in the French-language debate on Thursday — blaming him for a “decade of destruction”...

Elizabeth May: 'Don't take chances with Island water'

Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May joined provincial NDP MLAs Doug Routley and Gary Holman, former provincial Liberal candidate Steve Housser and about 75...

NDP's Mulcair visits Victoria tonight to shore up BC support

rabble.caGeorge Smith, an assistant to NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, takes a photo of Mary Garner and daughter Kathy Garner at the Victoria Conference Centre. It...

Greens' May says she'll be in federal leaders' debate

Globalnews.caGreen leader Elizabeth May says it looks like she'll be in the leaders' debates during the federal election campaign this fall. “I never really doubted...

Elizabeth May book excerpt: Restoring public faith in politics

Newly chosen Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May, centre, celebrates with her daughter, Victoria-Cate May-Burton, right, and Sharon Labchuk at the partyÕs annual general...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says more flood mitigation needed on Prairies

SASKATOON - The flooding that hit Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta this year was a major topic of conversation as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made a...

Justin Trudeau shows he can wow a crowd just like dad

“Oh my God, it's Justin Trudeau! Justin, I love you!” shouted a startled Joanna Ludlow, 21, when she realized Trudeau, clearly relaxed and basking in...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper making whistle stop visit to New Brunswick

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is scheduled to make a short public visit to New Brunswick on Friday afternoon. He is taking part...

Comment: BC needs to move ahead on Lyme disease

Last week, Lyme disease patients across Canada cheered as Elizabeth May's private member's bill on Lyme disease passed third reading. This historic moment was cause...

Northern Gateway: 'We will not let this be built,' says Green leader

Toronto Star British Columbians will stop Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project, say both the federal Greens and NDP. “We will not let this be built. This...

MDs should get Lyme disease training

Thank goodness for people such as Elizabeth May and David Cubberley, who are fighting the apparent denial that Lyme disease is alive and well. I...

Ex-refugee from Liberia relishes new BC home

Victor Dillon with Green Party leader and Saanich Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May, environmentalist Vicky Husband, Victor Dillon and Hildegard Horie. Photograph By DARREN STONE,...

Editorial: Lyme disease needs research

Previous Next. Elizabeth May has achieved something of a miracle — the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands and the leader of the federal Green party got...

Parliament backs Green party leader May's bill on Lyme disease

Elizabeth May's bill to develop a national framework around Lyme disease was unanimously passed in the House of Commons Wednesday — a rare feat for...

House clears May's bill on Lyme disease strategy

Elizabeth May's bill to develop a national framework around Lyme disease was unanimously passed in the House of Commons Wednesday — a rare feat for...

House clears May's bill on Lyme disease strategy

Elizabeth May's bill to develop a national framework around Lyme disease was unanimously passed in the House of Commons Wednesday — a rare feat for...

House clears May's bill on Lyme disease strategy

Elizabeth May's bill to develop a national framework around Lyme disease was unanimously passed in the House of Commons Wednesday — a rare feat for...

House clears May's bill on Lyme disease strategy

Elizabeth May: "Extraordinary levels of non-partisan co-operation went into this." Photograph By BRUCE STOTESBURY, . VKA-E.MAY-5174_2.jpg. Elizabeth May: "Extraordinary levels of non-partisan co-operation went into...

Tom Mulcair says NDP will be back in power in Saskatchewan one day

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says, while the party has challenges in the province, he has faith that Broten — currently leader of the Official...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau sticks to pro-choice decision

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. OKOTOKS, Alta.

Murder charges laid in Nanaimo shooting that left two dead

NDP Leader Adrian Dix, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Prime Minister Stephen Harper sent messages of condolences to the victims via social media. There...

Suspect arrested in Nanaimo mill shootings; two killed, two injured

NDP Leader Adrian Dix, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Prime Minister Stephen Harper sent messages of condolences to the victims via social media. There...

Misfortunes shouldn't stop person from voting

Or like Elizabeth May's daughter attending university across the country, or someone on the move for work purposes — is it reasonable to expect that...

Critics of oil pipeline plan upset by speaking ban

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands. Photograph By DARREN STONE, . Previous Next. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands.

Critics of oil pipeline plan upset by speaking ban

At a town hall meeting in Sidney on Tuesday night, Green party leader and Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May said she thinks excluding oral cross-examinations...

Pipeline critics upset over speaking ban

At a town hall meeting in Sidney on Tuesday night, Green party leader and Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May said she thinks excluding oral cross-examinations...

Pipeline critics upset over speaking ban

At a town hall meeting in Sidney on Tuesday night, Green party leader and Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May said she thinks excluding oral cross-examinations...

Put Stephen Harper on endangered list

Yet another infuriating move that exposes Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ideological pro-oil agenda in crystal clarity: He is now removing the humpback whale from the...

Scene and Heard: New sonic sculpture by Death Pool

Guest speakers include Elizabeth May, Robert Bateman and more, with music from Daniel Lapp, Colleen Eccleston and others. An Earth walk and parade will begin...

Elizabeth May: Six pieces of ID and still not allowed to vote

Pollsters are now bringing in the news that Canadians do not care if our election laws are changed to advantage the party in power. I...

$20M invested to respond to quakes, spills: Feds, IBM contribute to Smart ...

Green party Leader Elizabeth May was also at the announcement, saying she put the funding request in front of Rempel who expressed immediate interest. “While...

David Bly: Politicians should rein in sybaritic instincts

It's not technically difficult to post all expenses on the Internet, complete with receipts — Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May does it, and you can...

Health premiums for retired civil servants to double under new agreement

As well, civil servants will be required to obtain six years of pensionable service to be eligible for the benefits, up from the current two...

Justin Trudeau welcomes birth of his third child, baby boy Hadrian

"@LaureenHarper and I would like to congratulate @JustinTrudeau and Sophie on the birth of their new son Hadrian," the prime minister tweeted. Mulcair tweeted: "Wishing...