Feds must keep promises on water
According to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Canada is spending $1.9-billion annually on damages caused by climate-exacerbated floods, storms, droughts, and wildfires that also cause displacement, trauma and personal tragedy. From coast to coast, climate impacts are devastating lives.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured recently on the Hill. The federal government should create an effective Canada Water Agency and adequately resourcing the Freshwater Action Plan are necessary first steps.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade