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  • Media Release: Canada’s Most Ambitious Climate Plan Ever

    Cathy Orlando, Citizens’ Climate Lobby Canada’s National Director was ecstatic when she read the news and sent the volunteers the following message, “Canada has a real carbon fee and dividend policy! Almost everything we have been lobbying for the past two years is in the new legislation introduced today. WE DID IT! This is the best day of my life minus my wedding day and when my children were born. I was shaking when I read it. I have not been this emotionally overwhelmed since I heard the conclusions from the 4th report of the IPCC in February 2007….

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  • LASER TALK: The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (C12)

    We have an opportunity to shape legislation that will impact generations to come. It everyone’s right under Article 12 of the Paris Agreement to enhance climate legislation. It is also the right of every child under the UN Rights of the Child to have a say in the decisions that affect them. 

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  • CCL Canada Education Call with Michael Bernstein Executive Director of Canadians for Clean Prosperity 

    By 2040, a rising carbon price would reduce emissions by 250 Mt, closing 50% of the gap to Canada’s 2050 net-zero target. Increasing the price of carbon by $15/year through 2030 would generate 319 Mt of reductions by 2040, representing 60% of the net-zero gap.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Cheque Petition Gets Response from Minister

    “Our planet matters and your voice matters. I’m here to be your advocate for a greener and cleaner future!” Those were the words of Marc Serre, MP for the riding of Nickel Belt, when he rose in the House of Commons of Canada on Oct. 6 to present a petition signed by 1,249 Canadians that called for the revenues collected by Canada’s carbon tax to be distributed as cheques or bank deposits.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Cathy Orlando’s Statement on the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act

    Youths across Canada in the Fridays For Future movement are asking all of us to listen to the experts and cooperate. Bill C12 will require that our politicians do just that. Not only must opposition parties cooperate in the creation of this bill but so must all premiers in the Canadian confederation. So for today, almost a decade to the day since the killing of Bill C311, for the sake of the next generation, I call on all adults to act on the words of our young leaders: listen to the experts, cooperate on the climate crisis and…

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