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Environment committee   plans and reports, but in terms of the legislation itself. I will conclude by quoting Lord Deben, who chairs the Committee on Climate Change in the United Kingdom. Lord Deben says that there must be nothing less than a constant reminder. We must hammer home the reality and point out

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Monique PauzéBloc

Environment committee  . Again, for the purposes of this bill, by default, it designates the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, thus, why Mr. Jeneroux was fixated on helping Minister Wilkinson. By creating several different roles, or by appointing to this advisory board, that creates more

June 7th, 2021Committee meeting

Dan AlbasConservative

Environment committee   on by cabinet so that everyone can kind of break down silos and get a whole-of-government approach would make for a better bill. We also believe that when Canadians think of their responsibility toward climate change, they think, “What is my government doing?”, whether it be federal

June 7th, 2021Committee meeting

Dan AlbasConservative

Environment committee  Mr. Chair, I'm pleased to introduce an amendment to add a new paragraph to the preamble of the act. This paragraph states that the Government of Canada has international and national climate change reporting obligations and that it “wishes to improve transparency

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Yvan BakerLiberal

Environment committee  , for example. During that study, Corinne Le Quéré, the chair of France's High Council on Climate and a member of the Committee on Climate Change in the United Kingdom, clearly indicated that it would be desirable to have an independent commissioner. But she repeated that, in terms of Bill

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Monique PauzéBloc

Environment committee   the important thing. This is about significant and multi‑disciplinary skills and experience in the fight against climate change. Don't think that, in our view, only scientists should be on this committee. That isn't our position. However, many members should have that profile. It should

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Monique PauzéBloc

Environment committee   of net zero by 2050, including indigenous knowledge; climate change science; relevant physical and social sciences, including economic analysis and forecasting; climate change and climate policy at the national, subnational and international levels, and so on. I think folks

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Taylor BachrachNDP

Environment committee   that is not solely controlled by the government. The amendment may address Mr. Albas's concerns. Entrusting a standing committee of the House of Commons with recommending the members of the body responsible for addressing climate change issues is the best way to ensure that the body's makeup

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Monique PauzéBloc

Environment committee   lags too far behind the United States...it could face repercussions” and, “It'll be quite obvious to the world who's really serious about climate change and who's taking half measures”. This government's one-man show approach is leaving Canada open to trade reprisals from the U.S

June 7th, 2021Committee meeting

Brad RedekoppConservative

Environment committee  This amendment inserts the following wording: Whereas Parliament recognizes that it is the responsibility of the present generation to minimize impacts of climate change on future generations; I believe this is an incredibly important insertion into the bill to clearly state

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Taylor BachrachNDP

Environment committee   of the present generation to minimize impacts of climate change on future generations”, an element which does not appear in the bill. Unfortunately, while it's a good sentiment, I have to rule it inadmissible. We will now go to NDP-10. Mr. Bachrach.

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

The ChairLiberal

Environment committee  Moving on to NDP-10, this is to insert the words “and ambitious action” in the sentence, which would read, Whereas climate change is a global problem that requires immediate and ambitious action by all governments in Canada as well as by industry, non-governmental

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Taylor BachrachNDP

Environment committee   have a climate emergency. Is it not the government's role to protect the common good? Will we overcome the challenge of climate change, or will we force it on future generations with only lip service to that responsibility? It seems to me that the environment is part of the common

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Monique PauzéBloc

Environment committee  The last time the commissioner of environment and sustainable development released a report was in 2017. The next report, highly likely, will be released between now and 2024. Before the tabling of the bill, Environment and Climate Change Canada conducted consultations

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Vincent Ngan

Environment committee   of the risks and opportunities related to climate change. I will also take this opportunity to mention a report by the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices that Mr. Albas quoted at the last meeting. However, first I would like us to remind ourselves that the International Energy Agency's

June 9th, 2021Committee meeting

Monique PauzéBloc