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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The PMO declined to provide a specific breakdown of self-identified Black staffers among cabinet offices when asked, but says it plans to circulate further voluntary surveys to better understand its staff ‘later this sum