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Feds press on climate in mandate letters, but environmentalists will wait and see

By John Woodside,  National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The cabinet ministers’ mandate letters published last week hint at a whole-of-government approach to tackling the climate crisis, but the devil will be in the details, many environmentalists say. 

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Canada’s climate plans ‘highly insufficient’ in global ranking

By John Woodside, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The independent Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has crunched the numbers on countries’ updated 2030 Paris Agreement targets and found Canada’s “highly insufficient,” pouring cold water on Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign emphasis on expert endorsements.

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Election 2021: Justin Trudeau hopes this endorsement will swing B.C. voters, but will it?

By John Woodside, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was in Richmond, B.C., Tuesday to flex an endorsement from former B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver in an attempt to lock down climate-conscious voters.

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