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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Government can do more to meet emissions targets

It’s time for Canada to pass the Just Transition Act, says letter writer

To the editor,

I feel strongly that now the House of Commons has resumed and our members of Parliament are back at work, it’s time for Canada to pass the Just Transition Act. In order for Canada to meet our climate commitments, we need to start phasing out fossil fuels. And, if we’re going to phase out fossil fuels, we need to make sure that communities, families and workers aren’t left behind.

The best way to do that is by passing a Just Transition Act that guarantees good, green, union jobs, that follows climate science, and that puts people first.

Even Prime Minister Trudeau agrees with this. He did, after all, promise that Canada would be among the first countries on the planet to pass a Just Transition Act. But, in the nearly three years since then, we haven’t seen much progress. I strongly believe that Canada needs a Just Transition Act now, not later.

Janyne Sinclaire, Nanaimo

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