LIBERALS FAIL ON FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE PROTECTION OF OUR RIVERS

Canadians want a government that will invest in renewable energy and ensure a sustainable future.

In her Spring Reports on tax and non-tax fossil fuel subsidies, the Environment Commissioner confirmed that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is failing to identify and assesses fossil fuel subsidies – and is only doing weak assessments on the measures they are examining.

The Environment Commissioner also identifies serious gaps in the Liberal government’s ability to protect Canadian waters from invasive aquatic species. The Commissioner found that the government has failed to take the necessary steps to prevent invasive species from becoming established in Canada’s waterways. The federal government has also failed to clearly define the jurisdiction of the provinces. 

Yesterday, a report released by Environment and Climate Change Canada found that Canada is warming at a faster rate than the rest of the world.  MORE