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Conservatives still don't have draft regulations for environment plan three years later

The Tories have been in power for more than three years, and still don't have a plan.

The federal government still doesn't have draft regulations to implement its "Turning the Corner" environment plan, it has not complied with the requirements of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act, it's overstating cuts to greenhouse gases, and Environment Canada can not show how it has arrived at its numbers, says Environment Commissioner Scott Vaughan in his audit released last week, but the private member's bill which forced the review of the Conservatives' action plan is not useless, say environmentalists and opposition MPs.

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Conservatives still don't have draft regulations for environment plan three years later

The Tories have been in power for more than three years, and still don't have a plan.

The federal government still doesn't have draft regulations to implement its "Turning the Corner" environment plan, it has not complied with the requirements of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act, it's overstating cuts to greenhouse gases, and Environment Canada can not show how it has arrived at its numbers, says Environment Commissioner Scott Vaughan in his audit released last week, but the private member's bill which forced the review of the Conservatives' action plan is not useless, say environmentalists and opposition MPs.

  

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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