On infrastructure, Kermit’s right: it’s not easy being green
The assumption that green infrastructure will be accepted by communities by virtue of being good for the climate may fast be put to the test.
A participant in the United We Roll truck convoy on Feb. 19 on Parliament Hill protests Bill C-69, to overhaul the environmental assessment process, and C-48, on an oil-tanker moratorium off the B.C. coast. The controversy surrounding C-69 suggests governments have a lot of work to do to get communities onside with green infrastructure projects, say Michael Cleland and Monica Gattinger. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade