A report on the province's recent floods calls on the Ontario government to acknowledge the "impacts of a changing climate." But, in responding to the recommendations, the environment minister focused instead on "fiscal challenges" facing the province.
A way must be found to bridge the tense political divide in Canada over climate change, or some citizens and political leaders will just keep avoiding the topic, panellists said on Monday, October 14, 2019, during a public forum in Halifax.
As 17-year-old Julia Sampson stood amid a climate protest crowd swelling into the thousands, the Nova Scotia organizer said she and her peers are weary of an unresponsive older generation of political leaders in the region.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pivoted his campaign to the environment on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, announcing a tax credit for homeowners who make energy-saving renovations following a scathing attack a day earlier by his Liberal opponent, Justin Trudeau.
A storm with hurricane-force winds that hit the Maritimes left more than 400,000 residents without electricity, as repairs began on Sunday, September 8, 2019, to downed power lines and buildings damaged by splintered trees.