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Even under Trump, America did a better job at tackling the climate emergency than Canada did, says Green Party Leader Annamie Paul

“Canadians don’t like to hear it, and I don’t like to say it, but even under Donald Trump, the Americans did a better job at tackling the climate emergency over his four years than Canada did,” newly elected Green party Leader Annamie Paul said during a public conversation via Zoom on Thursday.

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-environmental commissioner to run for Ontario Greens

Dianne Saxe held the non-partisan watchdog role from 2015 to 2019, when the Ford government eliminated her position. She was often critical of the province's weakening of environmental policy. "I feel truly horrified by the unrelenting attacks by the Ford government on our natural environment, on the institutions that protect it," she told Canada's National Observer.

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