By Brendan Boyd and Barry Rabe cap-and-trade, carbon pricing program, carbon taxes, Clean Power Plan, climate agreements, climate change, climate policy, climate volatility, emissions, Paris Accord
Things look bleak these days for the Trudeau government’s Pan-Canadian Framework on climate change (PCF). The framework represents Canada’s primary compliance path with the Paris Climate Accord, requiring provinces to establish a price on carbon or have one imposed by Ottawa. Opposition Conservatives have railed against the plan in the House of Commons. Newly-elected Ontario […]
By Danyaal Raza climate, climate change, climate volatility, extreme weather
This week, Canadian physicians are gathering for the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). Often called Canada’s ‘Parliament of Medicine,’ one of the meeting’s strategic sessions is zeroing in on the health consequences of climate change.
By Jino Distasio affordable housing, climate, climate change, climate volatility, extreme weather, homeless shelter, Homelessness in Canada, nature climate change, State of Homelessness in Canada Report Card, vulnerable population
Just off a bustling urban street, in the heart of a middle class Canadian community, I came upon an elderly man wilting in the low lying shrubs, mere feet from heavy traffic and visibility. He appeared unconscious, perhaps brought on by the searing summer temperatures that had pushed the mercury above 30 degrees Celsius.