We won’t stop using oil or gas tomorrow, but we do need to start using a lot less of it right now. Any time we build new energy infrastructure, it should be for improving energy and expanding renewable sources.
Young people participate in a climate rally on Parliament Hill in May. Scientists have pulled the fire alarm and yelled that the building is on fire and the youth climate strikers are in the streets searching for fire hoses and wrenches to uncork the hydrants, writes Christy Ferguson. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
As the Canadian Parliament declared a national climate emergency on June 17, Greenpeace activists in the U.K. were showing the world what it looks like when you actually consider climate change to be an emergency.
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Conservative MP Peter Kent calls the The National's four host configuration 'a messy format', while NDP MP Peter Julian says the four hosts have been effective in 'putting forward often very courageous positions.'
A House Government Operations and Estimates Committee report highlights a lack of tools and services available to military members and veterans to help them navigate the federal public service hiring process.
'It’s important for me to let you know that this is an election year, but the work won’t stop. The work continues until the writ drops for 35 days,' Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said.
Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.