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Environmentalists release recommendations for next year's budget

Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to unveil the government's Fall Economic Statement Nov. 21, but some environmentalists are already looking forward to next year's federal budget. On Thursday, the Green Budget Coalition (GBC), comprised of several environmentally-focused non-profit organizations, released its set of five recommendations for the next budget. According to Laura Cameron, a policy advisor at the International Institute for Sustainable Development who wrote the GBC's sustainable jobs recommendation, the feds need to provide financing to support Bill C-50, the government's proposed sustainable jobs legislation, which is currently making its way through the House.

November 9, 2023

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