• Green Party of Canada

    This Budget has nothing for climate

    “This Budget has nothing for climate – nothing at all. It’s as if we’re not in a climate emergency.” – Elizabeth May, MP The Liberal government released its budget this week, outlining the government’s priorities for 2018. Where it’s putting your money – and where it’s not. Green Party members and supporters will recognize some of the government’s new budget initiatives such as increased funding for protected areas, pharmacare, and international development. These issues have been part of the Green Party platform for years and we are encouraged to see the Liberals are catching up. However, overall this budget fails to deliver in the best interests of Canadians on the…