Election Canada 2021

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A Climate Action March was held  last Wednesday, September 8 in Owen Sound - one of 60 across Canada. The organizers interviewed the four Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Federal candidates willing to provide their positions on the issue.

1. Where does addressing climate change rank among your personal political priorities?                                                                                                       2. If you are elected, how will you work to ensure that your/the governing party addresses our commitments to the Paris Agreement?                             3. If you are elected, how will you work to ensure that your/the governing party stands up to the oil and gas lobby, and champion legislation to end fossil fuel subsidies and all new fossil fuel development permits?
4. If you are elected, how will you support Just Transition legislation that winds down the fossil fuel industry, supports affected workers, and leaves no one behind?
5. If you are elected, how will you support legislation that increases protection for our carbon capturing forests, oceans, freshwater systems, and wetlands?
6. If you are elected, how will you support legislation that strengthens sustainable agricultural practices?
7. How will you work to ensure that the governing party publishes, meets, and reports on annual targets for ALL above?

Their summary of the answers to seven questions is available here.


 

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