Entries by Keith Brooks from 06/2012

Canada: Environmental Loser at Home and Abroad

| Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Politics

In the coming days, the world's leaders will gather in Rio de Janeiro to seek renewed commitment to the principles of sustainable development. The Rio+20 hasn't received a lot of Canadian attention, and for good reason: A federal budget bill which contains over 100 pages dedicated to weakening environmental legislation and oversight has just been passed by parliament.