NDP statement on Earth Day « Canada’s NDP
The Leader of Canada’s NDP, Jagmeet Singh, issued the following statement:
“On Earth Day, we must all reflect on and renew our commitments to making our planet a better, healthier place – both now and for the future. The climate crisis is one of the biggest threats facing Canadians and people worldwide. With recent flooding, wildfires, and extreme weather seen in our country, it is clear – more action needs to be taken now.
Unfortunately, instead of prioritizing commitments that help the environment, the Liberals have handed out billions of dollars to oil and gas companies in subsidies and bought a pipeline. And worse, the Liberals are going ahead with a new fossil fuel project and helping large energy corporations avoid paying their fair share in taxes.
New Democrats pushed the Liberal government to eliminate an important fossil fuel subsidy, which will reduce the amount the federal government spends on fossil fuel subsidies by $9 million. But we know the government needs to do far more to reduce emissions – the Liberals are going in the wrong direction on emissions and aren’t taking the climate crisis seriously.
As part of our plan to fight the climate crisis, Indigenous Peoples must be an essential part of climate conversations as they are uniquely positioned to address climate change. For more meaningful change to happen, they must continue to be a part of the climate conversation.
Canadians need a government willing to protect people and our planet, stand up for workers and keep our communities safe by taking the necessary action to fight climate change. They need a government that doesn’t prioritize the profit of the oil and gas sector over the needs of people and the planet. New Democrats will continue to push for needed climate action and continue to fight to protect the planet for future generations.”
Thu, May 19, 2022 at 12:37 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Will Canada finally stem rising aviation emissions in 2022?
Tue, May 17, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Wandering on Dewdrop Ridge – Kamloops Trails
Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Six Mile Thrice – Kamloops Trails
Sat, May 14, 2022 at 6:10 pm - Bill Sundhu posted on their blog: There is no Peace without Justice! »
Thu, May 12, 2022 at 10:13 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Green living is good for you — and the planet
Tue, May 10, 2022 at 7:45 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Early Hiking in the Frederick Bluffs
Sat, May 7, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Up the NE Mara Route
Thu, May 5, 2022 at 11:18 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Suppressed science shows fish farms endanger wild salmon
Tue, May 3, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: A Moderate Hike on the Uplands Trails
Sat Apr 23 to Sat Jun 18 Sailing Pretty Close to the Wind
Thu May 12 to Sat May 28 WCT: The Wizard of Oz
Thu May 12 to Sat May 28 The Wizard of Oz
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Thu May 26 Thursday Night Trivia at Tumbleweeds Pub
Thu May 26 Thursday Night Trivia at Rick’n Firkin Pub
Fri May 27 Caleb Hart
Fri May 27 to Sat May 28 Forum
Sat May 28 CMK: Dumka
Sat May 28 Saturday Night Trivia at Alchemy Brewing
Sat May 28 Brewloops-ish
Mon May 30 Monday Night Trivia at Westsyder Pub
Tue May 31 Tuesday Night Trivia at Carlos O’Bryan’s
Wed Jun 1 Wednesday Night Trivia at Fox’N Hounds Pub