The interventions of two human rights experts are a powerful reminder that the people of Grassy Narrows have suffered profound and unacceptable harms and that they deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.
Canada needs to capitalize on the opportunity to follow Europe’s example and ensure we’re not bringing any unintended repercussions on businesses and job creators.
The $2.6-billion contract will help reduce emissions by 60 per cent, says Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, but PSAC is concerned with public-private partnerships they say 'regularly fail.'
Any outsourcing of our emissions reductions, including selling our natural gas abroad, needs to be subject to a rigorous, yet-to-be-built international accounting system to ensure real emissions reductions are achieved.
The NDP’s climate platform includes establishing a Climate Accountability Office, investing $3-billion in a Canadian Climate Bank, and increasing the number of zero-emission vehicles on the roads.