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A Green New Deal for all will ensure that transformation is carried out equitably, that it is rooted in climate justice principles, that it centres the rights of Indigenous Peoples, and that it creates over a million jobs in the process. Read more.

Poll: Atlantic Canadians overwhelmingly want shift from fossil fuels, support for workers and equity-seeking groups

Poll: Atlantic Canadians overwhelmingly want shift from fossil fuels, support for workers and equity-seeking groups

HALIFAX / K’JIPUKTUK — More than 4 out of 5 people in the provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and ...
A picture of PM Justin Trudeau with parliament in the background and a protest sign reading "you're on thin ice" in the foreground

2021 federal budget outlines a climate of inaction

You can’t solve the climate crisis by sticking a windmill on a pipeline. That’s not how climate science works. But ...
Vancouver is one of three municipalities in Canada to pass a Green New Deal

Local Green New Deals gaining steam in Canada

Three municipalities in Canada have already raised the bar on tackling the climate emergency with their own local Green New ...
Extend emergency transit funding, groups urge Finance Minister

Extend emergency transit funding, groups urge Finance Minister

OTTAWA - Sixty organizations have signed a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland urging her to extend emergency operational funding ...
Council of Canadians tells MPs to stop infrastructure privatization

Council of Canadians tells MPs to stop infrastructure privatization

Excerpts from Climate and Social Justice Campaigner Dylan Penner’s presentation to Members of Parliament about why the Canada Infrastructure Bank ...
Toronto streetcar on a black and white background with the text "Transit riders left behind?"

Trudeau’s transit announcement throws Just Recovery under the bus

The federal government has announced new funding for transit infrastructure. Our movement needs to ramp up organizing for sustained operational funding ...
LNG is not part of our just recovery

Liberals’ “ambitious green agenda” smells a lot like gas

Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan is touting the benefits of LNG, though upon closer inspection those benefits are few and ...
Put People First, Demand Over 150 Canadian Organizations with the Launch of Six Principles for a Just Recovery

Put People First, Demand Over 150 Canadian Organizations with the Launch of Six Principles for a Just Recovery

As governments prepare recovery plans amidst the COVID-19 crisis, an informal alliance of over 150 civil society groups, representing collective ...