To encourage more investment in green technology, the plan also pitches a $340-million 'green patent credit' aimed at prodding companies to spend more on research and develop their products for market.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has embraced Canada's commitment in the Paris accord, but the party's plan is silent on how quickly it intends to close the emissions gap that the country is on track to hit. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Conservatives say Canada’s path to achieving the Paris targets will hinge in large part on the development of green technology, not taxes.
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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.