The federal government wants to move to a low-carbon economy, and electricity generation will be a critical part.
Power lines running in a rural patch near Kincardine, Ont. The federal government is eyeing 90 per cent of electricity generation by 2030 to come from non-emitting sources. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
The federal government eyes increasing the share of non-emitting electricity generation to 90 per cent by 2030—but will Canada get there?
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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.