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Does Canada need a climate czar?

“There's all sorts of reasons why it's challenging for governments to deliver on commitments, so that's the person who ultimately is cracking the whip, saying we've got to get this done faster," says former federal environment and climate change minister Catherine McKenna.

NDP tables motion to create a climate-fighting youth corps

“Young people want to get involved. They want to fight the climate crisis first-hand, and they deserve training and good jobs in the process, which is what New Democrats want to see happen,” said Laurel Collins, NDP environment critic, at a news conference in Ottawa announcing support for the youth corps concept.