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Climate change plan should be priority for political parties in 2015 election: Crane

All federal political parties face a spotlight glare on climate, says columnist David Crane. Which will be willing to offer real and clear choices on our energy-environment future, with credible policies to back their plans up?

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It's an election year: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau should all be discussing a climate change plan, says David Crane.

Welcome to 2015 and a federal election year in Canada. While there will be many political issues, perhaps the most demanding test of our political parties is how they will deal with energy and climate change.

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Climate change plan should be priority for political parties in 2015 election: Crane

All federal political parties face a spotlight glare on climate, says columnist David Crane. Which will be willing to offer real and clear choices on our energy-environment future, with credible policies to back their plans up?

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
It's an election year: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau should all be discussing a climate change plan, says David Crane.

Welcome to 2015 and a federal election year in Canada. While there will be many political issues, perhaps the most demanding test of our political parties is how they will deal with energy and climate change.

  

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Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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