The list isn’t an exhaustive look at all the contenders who have been vocal on climate action, but it includes Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan, Treasury Board President Joyce Murray, Independent MP Jane Philpott, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, and Independent MP Jane Philpott have been endorsed by GreenPAC, a non-partisan environmental group. It wants Canadians to throw their support behind 25 candidates, including these four, who they say have long been vocal in pushing for climate action. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
A non-partisan environmental organization is throwing its support behind 25 federal candidates in the upcoming election in an effort to send more climate activists to the next House of Commons.
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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.