"Five years (after the Paris Agreement), facing the ravages of the worst public health crisis in a century, what can we apply from our response to public health to our response climate change?" asks Catherine McKenna, former environment minister and current minister of infrastructure and communities.
LNG development will not only prevent Canada from meeting its emissions reduction targets, it may also be an economic non-starter due to decreased demand for fossil fuels and the increasing affordability of clean energy alternatives, says Beth Lorimer.
In conversation with Canada’s National Observer on Thursday evening, Mother Jones CEO Monika Bauerlein flagged a tangential result of the past four years of Donald Trump: a deluge of hard-hitting, gobsmacking investigative journalism, Luke Ottenhof writes.
In the face of a pandemic and an unprecedented surge in government spending and economic support that has widespread public approval, the organization remains steadfast in its belief that governments ought to be doing less rather than more, Max Fawcett says.
Far from being merely “expenditures,” the federal government's fiscal update presents investments in the recovery as a “down payment” for a greener and more inclusive future Canada, says Sen. Rosa Galvez.