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.
The federal Conservative Party is distancing itself from the National Firearms Association to dispel attacks from the Liberals painting it as a party that strikes deals with gun lobbyists. It even amended party policy to say that, if elected, a Conservative government would keep with the Liberal gun restrictions and complete a review of those rules.
The asbestos lobby uses the same tactic as the Alberta oil industry — vilifying its opponents as enemies secretly working for foreign interests who wish to destroy the livelihoods of local communities, writes former director of the BC Human Rights Commission Kathleen Ruff.
Evidence that a federal election is on the horizon continued to mount on Saturday, August 14, 2021, as the Liberal party unveiled a series of campaign-style advertisements a day before the widely anticipated vote is expected to be called.