Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he's confident his party will maintain broad support across Alberta — and possibly turn the only non-Conservative riding in the province blue — if an election is called in short order.
After six years of pushing for climate action at the federal level, Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna will be focusing her future efforts not on running for re-election, but on helping to tackle climate change as a citizen.
Budget 2021 leaves billions of subsidies to fossil fuels and the construction of Trans Mountain as a publicly owned pipeline, plus approvals for new exploration for oil and gas, in place, writes MP and former Green Party leader Elizabeth May.
On Thursday, Erin O’Toole, leader of the official Opposition Conservative Party, released his long-awaited climate plan, complete with its own price on pollution, meaning that all the major national political parties now support some form of carbon pricing.
The Conservatives' new climate plan will simultaneously infuriate many of the party’s most fervent supporters and underwhelm Canadian voters who care about climate change, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Mark Jaccard, author of A Citizen's Guide to Climate Success, said that when it comes to addressing the climate crisis, it’s likely that neither international nor even domestic policy consensus will ever be achieved.