March 7, 2017March 7, 2017Read more
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.
November 7, 2016November 7, 2016Read more
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…
October 4, 2016October 4, 2016Read more
”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…
September 29, 2016September 29, 2016Read more
“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…
September 21, 2016September 21, 2016Read more
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.
August 12, 2016August 12, 2016Read more
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…