Reduce plastic use to bolster environment, and economy
By Independent Senator Rosa GalvezJun. 13, 2018
Reducing the use of plastic would not only be a promising step away from a carbon-centric economy, it would also have immediate, and positive, environmental impacts.
Canada under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has the opportunity to lead by example to take concrete action against single-use plastics, writes Independent Senator Rosa Galvez. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Last week was Canadian Environment Week, a time to reflect on humanity’s impact on the natural world and what individuals can do to preserve the planet for future generations.
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The risk for Andrew Scheer is that the Liberals will try to connect Doug Ford to Andrew Scheer and then try to connect that to hidden agenda, that’s not flattering to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives,’ says Nik Nanos.