Posts tagged with ‘McKenna’

Posts tagged with ‘McKenna’

  • BLOG: International Women’s Day and Climate Change

    March 7, 2017

    March 8 is International Women’s Day. With the election of Donald Trump and all the unraveling of climate action in the USA, as a mother of three girls, protecting my daughters and all women from the ravages of climate chIMG_2007ange is what I am thinking about.

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  • BLOG: A Canadian collaborating with a climate elephant

    November 7, 2016

    This quote from a former Canadian Prime Minister illustrates why I lobby on both sides of the border. Addressing the Washington Press Club in March 1969, future Prime Minister Pierre Eliot Trudeau famously said this about the USA: “Living next to you is in some ways like…

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: PM Trudeau’s National Carbon Price a Giant Leap Forward

    October 4, 2016

    ”Yesterday’s carbon pricing announcement for Canada was sooner and much better than I expected. Yes, it is certainly not enough to avert climate disaster. However, this is a giant leap forward. It opens a huge door for fact-based discussions about carbon pricing and marks the beginning of the…

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Vancouver Climate Group Launches Carbon Pricing Petitions

    September 29, 2016

    “BC was once a climate leader with its revenue neutral carbon tax, but it’s now a climate slacker,” says Jay van de Wint, who created the petitions. “Special interests are getting their way, and we want our leaders to know this isn’t acceptable. The benefits of seriously tackling climate…

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Citizen lobby group applauds McKenna’s resolve on national carbon price

    September 21, 2016

    If Canada’s national carbon price is truly effective in preserving a liveable world, this could be a historic moment and a time to celebrate. CCL wishes the Minister godspeed and we want her to know we have her back on carbon pricing.

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  • LASER TALK: Momentum is building for a national price on carbon pollution

    August 12, 2016

    We can make 2017 a year when we not only celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and its 100 years since Vimy Ridge commemorative events, but also finally start shifting some of PM Borden’s regressive and “temporary income tax of 1917” towards pollution taxes. After all, we should be taxing the…

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