Bold aspirations are not enough
Climate action, the Throne Speech said, 'will be the cornerstone of our plan to support and create a million jobs across the country.' But how will this happen? What is the strategy? Is there a plan?
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette, pictured on Sept. 23, 2020, reading the Throne Speech. Pursuing the green economy is the right way for Canada to go. But we need much clearer priorities—including the development of Canadian companies—and ongoing review and improved transparency to track the value that various policies are supposed to deliver. We don’t see that today, writes David Crane. Image courtesy of CPAC screen capture