The Trudeau government remains committed to preparing Canada to 'take advantage' of a $23-trillion clean growth opportunity, says Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Liberal government won't reconsider its participation in the Paris climate pact because the U.S. has pulled out, saying momentum on climate action is 'unstoppable.' The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The Trudeau government remains steadfast in its commitment to clean energy, regardless of the actions of its southern neighbour, according to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.
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'I think the issue with racialized people not returning to work is more about whether or not they’re going to be hired,' says Arjumand Siddiqi, who holds the Canada Research chair in population health equity.
'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.