Meaningful action to mitigate climate change and transition away from carbon will do far more for our economy than continued reliance on the status quo. It represents a massive opportunity for innovators and investors.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has been facing calls from environmentalists to set more ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
An overwhelming majority of the world’s most eminent scientists, and virtually all governments, agree we are rapidly destroying the environment that supports life on earth.
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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.