Saskatchewan politicians who made a very public accusation of trespassing by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) scientists have received an equally public response from the federal environment minister, Steven Guilbeault. In a letter to Jeremy Cockrill, the minister responsible for Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency, dated August 24, Guilbeault writes: “I believe that we, and… Read More

This story has been updated to include a statement from Environment and Climate Change Canada and an audio interview with Jeremy Cockrill . Saskatchewan’s premier and the cabinet minister responsible for the province’s water security agency say employees with Environment and Climate Change Canada have been trespassing on private land in the province, and they’re calling… Read More

A section on page 192 of the federal government’s new emissions reduction plan that refers to a “green levy” on pickup trucks has caught the attention of many Canadians. Thousands of people, including many Conservative politicians, have not only read but shared a column titled “Trudeau planning a tax on trucks” that was published on… Read More

Addressing the shortage of workers in agriculture, “everything related to the climate transition,” and preparing for an upcoming meeting with her provincial and territorial counterparts — those are the first three priorities Marie-Claude Bibeau mentions when asked about her to-do list as she returns as Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Following a third consecutive… Read More

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled a 38-member cabinet for the next parliament, set to begin November 22, 2021. The cabinet, which was sworn in at Rideau Hall on Tuesday, features six new women, achieving Trudeau’s aim for gender parity in cabinet. Marie-Claude Bibeau remains in her post as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, as… Read More

 

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