No Canadian government has yet found an effective path to pursue meaningful action on climate change while capitalizing on the country’s vast energy resources.
Over the last decade, the United States has massively expanded oil and gas production, constructed multiple LNG export facilities and is exporting oil in increasing volumes. Meanwhile, Canada hasn’t built a single LNG export terminal or gotten oil to tidewater for export to markets beyond North America, writes Monica Gattinger. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
One of the most contentious issues in Canadian politics is squaring oil and gas development with the country’s climate commitments.
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It’s still unclear how much the support will ultimately cost, and how many businesses and organizations will apply and receive such assistance, though Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged that the 'costs keep climbing.'
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault said he has spoken with representatives from media groups and trade unions representing journalists, and the government is doing 'everything we can to help them make it through this cr