Overall, though, survey respondents gave the provinces a poorer grade than the feds.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna put forward a motion in the House last month, declaring a climate emergency. The next day, the government reapproved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, drawing condemnation from environmentalists. But the environment and fighting climate change is emerging as a top issue in this election, said Forum Research's Lorne Bozinoff. 'We’re seeing a fundamental shift. This could be the year for climate change.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Trudeau government’s response to climate change is falling short of many Canadians’ expectations, a new national poll suggests.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.