National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

Canada Needs Green Future Or Risk Irrelevance, Says Panel Axed By Harper

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Low-carbon goods and services are the way of the future, and Canada had better embrace that fact or expect to lose its competitive edge, says...

Proof Harper Prefers Fake to Real Lakes

David Suzuki | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

The federal government announced it will close the world-renowned Experimental Lakes Area in Southern Ontario in 2013. It's an odd decision, especially considering that it costs just $2-million a year to operate -- one-tenth the cost of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's security detail and about the same amount the government spent during the 2010 G20 Summit in Toronto to build a tourism pavilion with a fake lake.

Canada Not Doing Enough On Pollution, Report Finds

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The environmental advisory body that Ottawa is killing off has issued a final tally of how well federal and provincial governments are meetin...

Harper's 'Dumb' Decision

CBC | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Politics

A former Conservative MP and member of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy is calling on Prime Minister Stephen H...

CONFIRMED: Tories Cut Agency's Funding Due To Carbon Tax Research

CP | Heather Scoffield and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government has confirmed what the rumour mill suspected: it shut down an arm's length, independent advisory group because it didn...

Feds Urged To Slap Price On Water Usage

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal advisory body on sustainable development wants governments to put a price on water used by industry — even though Canada is awa...