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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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.