Majority of Canadians not sold on feds’ plan to tackle climate change, poll suggests
By Beatrice Paez Dec. 4, 2018
To turn public opinion around, the Liberals need to make a more credible case for why their plan is more effective, drawing clear distinctions between theirs and what the provinces are proposing, says pollster Lorne Bozinoff.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna (Ottawa Centre, Ont.) next week will travel to Katowice, Poland, the heart of the country’s coal region, for the COP24 climate conference, which is underway. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Federal Liberals shouldn’t give themselves too much credit for trying to lead action on the climate file, a recent poll suggests.
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‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott say they have no endgame, but some observers say they risk their reputations by continuing to find points of disagreement with Justin Trudeau, the government, and the Liberal Party.