Ottawa urged to do more to help northern communities transition from diesel
The Trudeau government announced in this year's budget that it would earmark millions to help wean northern communities off diesel fuel but NDP MP Linda Duncan says it's not nearly enough to precipitate substantial changes.
The Rankin Inlet diesel power station in Nunavut, pictured in 2015. The federal Liberal government announced in this year's budget that it would earmark $21.4-million over four years to curb some northern communities’ reliance on diesel fuel. Photograph courtesy of Janne Wallenius