Green Economy


Climate change, deforestation, water contamination, cancer-causing toxins, ecosystem decline: Canadians are rightly concerned about the daunting environmental challenges that threaten our long-term health and prosperity. And yet, successive Canadian governments have spurned pressing ecological concerns and focused instead on narrow short-term growth policies.  

Instead of making policies as though economic imperatives and environmental sustainability are at odds, Canada must focus on the development of innovative greener industries that generate good jobs and globally competitive companies that can fuel Canada’s long-term economic well-being.



Conservative dismissal of clean economy future puts climate change and jobs at risk

Every party’s platform slogan speaks to the future they want you to believe only they can bring you. Liberals say, “Forward. For Everyone”. The NDP are “Ready for Better”. The...


Recovering from COVID with a green transition

Trying to find a silver lining in the current COVID crisis is not easy, but there is a growing realization around the world that the place to look is in...


COVID-19 results in historic rollbacks of Canadian environmental protections

Though it’s difficult to measure these things, we may well be witnessing the most widespread rollbacks of environmental protections in Canadian history.