On Monday, MPs engaged in a take-note debate until midnight to discuss the war on Ukraine. During one of the last slots of the night, at 11:30 pm, Elizabeth gave a speech discussing the nature of the threat and the historical moment we find ourselves in.
In a statement, in the context of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Elizabeth quoted Svitlana Krakovska, head scientist from Ukraine heading the Ukraine delegation to the IPCC. Dr. Krakovska said that climate change and the war have the same root cause: fossil fuels and our dependence upon them.
On Friday, Elizabeth seconded MP Jim Carr’s Private Member’s Bill C-235, An Act respecting the building of a green economy in the Prairies.
During Question Period on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that he would support Elizabeth’s Private Member’s Bill C-226 to create a national strategy to address environmental racism and work towards environmental justice.
On Thursday during Question Period, Mike asked the government to reject Bay du Nord, a proposed massive new deepwater oil drilling project, owned by a foreign company, off the coast of Newfoundland.
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Phase out the use of animals in all research (closes March 22)
Implement all 94 TRC calls to action (closes April 8)