Citizen Action Monitor

Elizabeth May’s criticism of Trudeau on electoral reform and refugees amounts to “do as I say, not as I do”

Her criticism of Trudeau could just as easily apply to her opposition to the Green Party’s adoption of a BDS policy. No 1886 Posted by fw, February 3, 2017 May’s reaction … Continue reading

February 3, 2017

Green Party’s BDS compromise: advocate economic pressure on Israel, while not endorsing BDS movement

“May seems comfortable leading the party forward with this position,” says Tom Woodley of CJPME No 1827 Posted by fw, November 18, 2016 “The proponents of the August resolution, which made … Continue reading

November 18, 2016

Elizabeth May’s mishandling of the Green’s BDS controversy bound to create disharmony in the Party

Dissension in the ranks could jeopardize May’s call for consensus decision making in December when members revisit the BDS resolution. No 1796 Posted by fw, October 9, 2016 A series of … Continue reading

October 9, 2016

“May has lost a lot of support within her own party over what’s taken place so far,” says Quebec’s Green leader

May insists Greens are as united as ever and that she has support from “the vast majority” of party members No 1778 Posted by fw, September 15, 2016 “‘May has lost … Continue reading

September 15, 2016

In a Brexit-like second-chance move, 44% of Canada’s Green Party members call for a repeal of their pro-BDS vote

The chronology of events suggests this has less to do with BDS than with fear of the loss of Ms. May as party leader. No 1766 Posted by fw, September 5, … Continue reading

September 5, 2016

Elizabeth May’s decision to stay on as leader “is good news for the Party”, says party member Dimitri Lascaris

As author of the divisive BDS resolution, he remains hopeful “she will see the wisdom and support for BDS.” Really? No 1756 Posted by fw, August 23, 2016 “I’m hopeful that … Continue reading

August 23, 2016

Political activist Yves Engler blasts Canadian progressives for failing to expose acts of Canadian imperialism

His first target is Elizabeth May, beginning with her protection of racist Jewish National Fund and Israel from censure. No 1750 Posted by fw, August 15, 2016 “May and Green Party … Continue reading

August 15, 2016

My response to the Green Party’s request for feedback on the party’s adoption of the pro-BDS resolution

Party leaders probably won’t like what I had to say. No 1749 Posted by fw, August 12, 2016 To act ignorantly when knowledge is available, to deny realities that patently exist … Continue reading

August 12, 2016

Green Party of Canada adopts policy resolution supporting Palestinian BDS movement

But party leader Elizabeth May says she “will continue to express personal opposition to BDS.” No 1746 Posted by fw, August 9, 2016 “In a historic move, delegates at the Green … Continue reading

August 9, 2016

“I am strongly opposed to the TPP, and I echo calls to reject the agreement” – Elizabeth May, MP

“We cannot let the TPP move forward unless Canadians have signed on.” No 1579 Posted by fw, January 27, 2016 “This deal has serious implications for Canadian democracy, and our … Continue reading

January 27, 2016

We Canadians need to pressure the Liberal Party to join the ‘no’ side on C-51, says Elizabeth May

C-51 still needs to be brought back to the House for Third Reading, so there is still time to stop it No 1311 Posted by fw, April 14, 2015 “We … Continue reading

April 14, 2015

Harper’s anti-terror Bill C-51 is really about creating a secret police. It’s the “death of freedom”, says Elizabeth May

Harper wants Canadians to think we must be very, very afraid. That we must not question any law to fight “terrorism” No 1256 Posted by fw, February 11, 2015 “We … Continue reading

February 11, 2015

Fear of Zionist reaction cripples Parliament condemnation of Israel

Political expediency trumps opposition politicians’ moral fibre No 1107 Posted by fw, July 24, 2014 “Unfortunately, there is no alternate viewpoint to Baird’s among Canada’s political leaders…. The sad truth … Continue reading

July 24, 2014

EXPOSED — Harper Gov. using tax dollars to help Enbridge win approval of tanker plans

“It appears to be an inescapable conclusion that the prime minister has misled the House” –Elizabeth May, Leader, Green Party of Canada No 845 Posted by fw, September 5, 2013 … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to reverse the move in Canada toward an elected dictatorship

Elizabeth’s May’s prescription for an ailing democracy No 796 Posted by fw, July 3, 2013 “Bring back Westminster parliamentary democracy. All our rules say we have one; only our political … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The corruption of Canadian democracy by an Americanized Stephen Harper

“Unlike any prime minister in our history — Liberal or Conservative — Mr. Harper reflects a political culture foreign to Canada.” No 772 Posted by fw, June 9, 2013 “Westminster … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper’s control freaks muzzle Fisheries and Oceans scientists and then deny it

“This is the 21st Century equivalent of the Dark Ages,” says Elizabeth May No 693 Posted by fw, March 13, 2013 “You can see where this is going. It is … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canadian parliament debates climate change policies: Absolute insanity on two fronts

“The ultimate irony” — MP Elizabeth May on the climate debate in the House. But it’s actually worse than ironical — it’s insane. No 575 Posted by fw September 23, … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth May rips apart Enbridge’s project proposal in submission to Gateway Joint Review Panel

Provides withering 14-point rebuttal of Enbridge’s pipeline proposal No 564 Posted by fw September 5, 2012 With added subheadings and hypertext links, below is my re-post of Elizabeth May’s submission … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment