Dozens of experts advising the government on adapting to climate change say Canada needs to do more to prepare infrastructure for the threats of extreme weather and get faster at helping Canadians recover from floods, fires and major storms.
The capital budget for Canada's national parks and historic sites is being slashed by more than two-thirds this year even as more than 30 per cent of the agency's assets remain in poor or very poor condition.
Canada's big oil companies are making record profits this year and should be using some of that extra cash to invest in things that curb their greenhouse gas emissions, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said on Thursday, May 5, 2022.
Liberal lawmakers on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are vowing to defend access to legal abortions, but the issue's divergent and divisive history in each country guarantees they'll go about it in very different ways.
But in an audit of Ottawa's "greening government" strategy, environment commissioner Jerry DeMarco said Canada still isn't reporting on its indirect emissions, nor does it include Crown corporations in its reporting or planning.
Canada's carbon pricing system is disproportionately hard on Indigenous communities and small businesses and not hard enough on the biggest emitters, the federal environment commissioner said on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in a new audit.