Critics say there are Canadian innovators ‘lining up’ for federal support but need to see a more detailed, consistent spending plan from the government
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna was light on details when asked about how the government intends to spend a collective $300-million a year on clean technology and natural resource innovation. 'I won’t speculate on the contents of the budget, but I can confirm that the government is committed to helping our natural resource sector grow more sustainably, especially by fostering innovation in the sector,' she said. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The government is committed to growing Canada’s green economy, says Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, but critics are calling for a concrete plan.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.