ByMarch 23, 2020
As Canada navigates the tremendous challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, CPJ believes that investments in a just transition are more important than ever.
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CPJ joined representatives from labour, social justice, Indigenous, faith and environmental organizations today to call on the Government of Canada to greatly increase the funds and programs needed to build a sustainable economy and drastically cut emissions.
Canada is at a crossroads. After a divisive federal election, the climate crisis is one among many significant issues that need to be addressed. Our governments, at all levels, clearly have important roles to play. So too do we, as citizens and as people of faith.
Today, CPJ joined Climate Action Network Canada and 29 other organizations from across Canada in writing to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. As he prepares to form a new cabinet, we called on him to put in places mechanisms to meet stronger climate targets that would limit warming to 1.5°.
Canada needs to transition to a clean economy — and we need to make sure we do this right. We can, and must, do this by pursuing a just transition.