While funding programs will be critical, equally important will be specific investments to build the capacity of small businesses to prioritize this work and modify their business activities to reduce their carbon emissions.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's long-awaited budget is slated for release April 19. Green Economy Canada says the budget should include comprehensive green-recovery package that sets us on the path to achieve our critical climate targets while acknowledging the realities of small businesses in this historic moment. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
If the federal government is serious about a strong green recovery, it needs to get serious about helping small businesses build back better.
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