To effectively hit zero emissions in such a limited time, we’ll need to leapfrog over these incremental improvements and go straight to zero-emission technology.
An estimated 5,000 people took to the streets in Ottawa on Sept. 27, joining millions more to call on governments to pursue more aggressive measures to mitigate climate change. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The election dust is settling, and almost 70 per cent of Canadians chose parties with strong climate policies. But how we reach our target, and even what that target is, have yet to be decided.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.