Even safe issues haunt Liberals

But the damage on the Liberals' environmental left could be long-lasting. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May called McKenna's backtracking 'nothing short of a disaster for the climate.'

To some extent, what's happened is, simply, that Catherine McKenna, the rookie environment minister, has been slow to learn the cost of promising a little extra. When she got her job last autumn, she was eager to proclaim that the carbon-reduction targets set by the Conservatives were a minimum. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By PAUL WELLS

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 12:00 AM

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