Proposed amendments to Bill C-50: The Canadian Sustainable Jobs Act

Bill C-50 aims to create sustainable jobs and advance a net-zero economy in Canada. While this legislation alone will not bring about an equitable low-carbon economy, it proposes a useful governance and accountability framework to build on. However, gaps in the legislation reduce its potential impact and efficacy. The following proposed amendments to Bill C-50 seek to improve the bill's accountability, inclusivity, and integration with Canada's climate policies.

November 16, 2023
  • The Sustainable Jobs Act must be strengthened to support a #JustTransition in Canada. IISD & partners propose key amendments to make the bill more inclusive & aligned with climate targets.

Brief details

Just Transition
Focus area
IISD, Equiterre, Environmental Defence, Pembina Institute, Climate Action Network Canada, 2023