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NDP MP wants PBO to investigate, report on effects of climate change on federal programs, disaster relief costs

Summer storms and floods between 2010 and 2013 have resulted in a 600 per cent increase in federal liability for disaster relief to the provinces—a total of $4.1-billion to be paid out primarily over the next five years.

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NDP MP Pat Martin, chair of the House Government Operations Committee, and Canada’s federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq.

PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP MP Pat Martin is asking Conservative and opposition members of a Commons committee that provides oversight over government operations and budgeting to support a call for the Parliamentary budget officer to investigate and report on the effect of climate change on federal government programs and disaster relief costs.

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NDP MP wants PBO to investigate, report on effects of climate change on federal programs, disaster relief costs

Summer storms and floods between 2010 and 2013 have resulted in a 600 per cent increase in federal liability for disaster relief to the provinces—a total of $4.1-billion to be paid out primarily over the next five years.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
NDP MP Pat Martin, chair of the House Government Operations Committee, and Canada’s federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq.

PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP MP Pat Martin is asking Conservative and opposition members of a Commons committee that provides oversight over government operations and budgeting to support a call for the Parliamentary budget officer to investigate and report on the effect of climate change on federal government programs and disaster relief costs.

  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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