It’s hard to see how Andrew Scheer keeps a straight face, since in any other context he would, as a conservative, presumably be ridiculing the idea of trying to accomplish a society-wide goal by government intervention.
Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his climate plan on June 19, but all it does is give him something to wave around, with no concrete emissions-reduction targets, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—One of the problems of dealing with totally cynical, post-accuracy conservatism—whether in Europe or the U.S. or Canada—is that it ruins everyone’s sense of irony.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'