The dust has settled after the federal election and Canada has a new minority government. It won’t be easy to create a “balance of power” movement to pressure Parliament to carry out a progressive agenda in the coming months. Fortunately, three writers have just published excellent books to help us navigate this tricky terrain.
In just 14 weeks we will head to the polls to elect a new federal government. Right now, election candidates are getting ready, raising money at endless barbeque meet-and-greets, and shoring up support in federal ridings across Canada.
The Council of Canadians is launching a campaign to win local Green New Deals in municipalities from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Hundreds of communities have declared we’re in a climate emergency. People from coast to coast to coast have been rising up to demand a Green New Deal.
Less than 24 hours after declaring a climate emergency the government has approved the climate-killing Trans Mountain pipeline. Today’s decision is proof the government is just pretending to care about climate change, according to the Council of Canadians.