Finance Canada has helped Trans Mountain secure $10 billion in new financing to complete construction of the controversial pipeline by promising investors that if the Crown corporation can’t pay back the loans, the public will.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of “unavoidable multiple climate hazards” over the next two decades in a clear recognition society is entering an era of irreversible breakdown without immediate action.
Canada’s National Observer asked federal Liberal Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson about critical issues in the upcoming election, and how his party would respond to the climate crisis.
Governments must take steps to stop their export credit agencies from providing financial help to oil and gas projects worldwide, say a University of Cambridge professor and an environmental law expert barrister.
A veteran Liberal backbencher took a Liberal cabinet minister to task on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, for failing to give real teeth to a new watchdog who is supposed to investigate human rights abuses by Canadian companies operating abroad.