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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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.