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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The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.
The establishment of an administrative tribunal could ‘encourage’ companies to pursue that as an avenue of redress, instead of first trying to comply with the privacy commissioner’s findings, the watchdog says.
Public-private partnerships require significant design and engineering work, community engagement, environmental assessment and planning, as well as contracting with the person who’s going to build it during the actual construction period and ramp up into operation, says CIB CEO Ehren Cory.