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Environment committee  Absolutely. Madam Chair, thank you for this opportunity to present our collaborative report on climate change action in Canada, which as tabled in the House of Commons earlier this morning. Joining me is Kimberley Leach. She's the principal responsible for this project

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee   are concerned that all this bill has done is frustrate regulatory reform in order to advance this government's climate change agenda and has baked too much broad policy subject matter into an otherwise very technical decision-making process. With respect to the specifics of this bill

March 28th, 2018Committee meeting

Chris Bloomer

Environment committee   hinders or contributes to the government's environmental obligations and commitments in respect of climate change is welcomed by our sector. We expect to make positive contributions to the pan-Canadian framework for clean growth and climate change, yet there must be as explicit

March 29th, 2018Committee meeting

Terry Toner

Environment committee  At the end of my presentation, I indicated that we have developed the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. This is one of the best plans that we have had to date to tackle climate change. It brings in every single department and every single province

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  What I would say is that dealing with the issue of climate change is clearly complicated. There is no one action that is going to change everything. I cannot at this point give you the assurance that we're heading in the right direction. I would have to audit the activities

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee  Thank you, Madam Chair. Again, I think that the made-in-Manitoba climate change and green plan was done after your report, but I would recommend that you have a look at it because it's probably the most comprehensive response to climate change in Canada. What I like about

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Robert SopuckConservative

Environment committee  . When you are looking at our industry and its contribution on the climate change file, it's significant. Also, as I mentioned in my remarks, 20% of Canada's clean electricity today comes from nuclear power.

March 29th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. John Barrett

Environment committee   and the fuel we provide. We've looked at the numbers there to calculate what that has been over the last two or three decades. It's a real contribution to the climate change file.

March 29th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. John Barrett

Environment committee   with and commitment to address climate change, the shifting investment away from fossil fuels to renewables, including by many of your own members, public concern with the project review process, as Mr. Amos had identified, and the increasing commitment to finally resolve land claims and observe

March 28th, 2018Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee   made Canada's electricity system one of the cleanest, most renewable, and most reliable in the world. Hydro power has virtually no greenhouse gas emissions, and it has a key role in achieving Canada's climate change targets. Studies indicate that to meet our 2030 and 2050

March 28th, 2018Committee meeting

Eduard Wojczynski

Environment committee   with the failure by the federal government. Few federal departments or agencies have assessed or acted on climate change risks. Environment Canada did not develop an adaptation action plan. Environment Canada did not provide adequate leadership and guidance to other federal organizations

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee   up and audit. The role this committee can play is to bring the government to this table and ask them those questions. We have been auditing climate change for a decade at least, if not more, and we will continue to audit this subject.

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Julie Gelfand

Environment committee   reduction. When I look at the comments about climate change, I think that's pretty obvious across the country, given all of the issues we've had in different parts of the country with floods and fires and all of that stuff. You were saying, “Meeting the...2030 target will require

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Churence RogersLiberal

Environment committee  Thank you, Commissioner, for appearing again. It's good to have you back. As you know, one of the tools being used in the pan-Canadian framework on climate change is carbon pricing—carbon taxes and cap and trade. We had the minister at committee very recently—in fact, at our

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Ed FastConservative

Environment committee   fully implemented across Canada, would have on greenhouse gas emissions. She was either unable or unwilling to say. In your work with the provinces in auditing progress under the federal government's climate change plan, have you been able to identify whether any work has been done

March 27th, 2018Committee meeting

Ed FastConservative