Opinion

Seven political winners for Trudeau to strengthen environmental protection

Canada is the only wealthy industrialized country lacking a national plan to reduce the terrible toll that environmental hazards, from air and water pollution to contaminated food and toxic substances, inflict on our health.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Feb. 8 in Ottawa. David Boyd says other vitally important environmental policy issues have been deferred. Work needs to begin shortly in order to lay the foundations for ongoing progress in the second half of this government’s term. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By DAVID R. BOYD

PUBLISHED : Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 12:00 AM

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