The status quo is not working and inertia is wiping away Canada’s wildlife. We need to set limits to our activities that do not put our future at risk.
If we don’t start taking financial responsibility for pollution now, the price will continue to rise and we will be left holding the bag.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna speaks to The Hill Times about selling her government's carbon pricing policy and what she's learned about the politics of climate action.
Meeting Canada’s climate targets in a way that is best for our economic prosperity requires broad policy that creates consistent incentives across all emissions in the economy, from individual households and small businesses to heavy industry. Output-based pricing must be a key part of that mix if Canada is to strike the right balance between pricing emissions and protecting competitiveness.
Canada’s chemistry industry has pledged to have all plastics packaging recyclable or recoverable by 2030.