Climate change ‘issue of the century,’ ministers should be demanding environmental assessments from their departments, says environment commish

Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Julie Gelfand says ministers and cabinet should reject departments' project proposals until they can show the environmental impacts.

With more than five years to go in her seven-year term, Environment Commissioner Julie Gelfand says she’s privileged to be able to provide good data to Parliament and Canadians, but that it can be tough to get answers from federal departments. The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 12:00 AM

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