Canada is slowly rolling towards low-carbon transport
If Canada wants to get serious about climate change, it needs to amp up on ambition, investment, and regulatory action within the transport sector specifically.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau, pictured May 1, 2019, using the charging station for electric vehicles in the West Block parking lot to mark the coming-into-effect of the Incentive for Zero-Emission Vehicles Program. If the climate emergency is to be addressed within the transport sector, the government will have to redouble its financial commitments to urban transit—there is simply no way around this, writes Ryan Katz-Rosene. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade