Canada’s political leaders fiddle, while the planet sizzles
By Susan Riley Oct. 15, 2018
The federal Liberals, self-described champions of climate action, are approving giant fossil fuel projects at breakneck pace, even compared to their predecessors, the oil-friendly Harper Conservatives.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade