On climate change, feds must catch up not slow down

The report is a wake-up call. Canada is not on track to meet its 2030 climate commitments, while timelines on policy implementation are getting longer and measures to address climate change continue to weaken.

Canada's federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured on the Hill recently. The federal government needs to take the commissioner’s report seriously, by working harder and faster to implement the needed climate policies, and ensuring that this and future governments have the tools to track progress on Canada’s carbon emissions, writes Dale Marshall. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PUBLISHED :Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 12:00 AM

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