Harper majority drops green pretences with budget

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Author: Barbara Yaffe

Measures announced in last week’s budget suggest the Harper government has decided to drop any pretence of being green.

The document’s lack of environmental conscience has Green party leader Elizabeth May seeing red. The MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands declares on her party’s website that the budget is “the worst in the history of Canada.

“This is devastating,” May stated. “This is a war on the environment. It cannot go unchallenged.”

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