Do municipalities need new powers to combat climate change?

Do municipalities need new powers to combat climate change?

The government is reviewing three key elements of Ontario’s municipal legislative framework: the Municipal Act, the City of Toronto Act, and the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. There are three key areas of review, one of which involves looking at improvements to municipal legislation to ensure municipalities are able to respond to climate change and other municipal and provincial priority areas.  

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Dianne on The Current re Dutch climate case

Dianne on The Current re Dutch climate case

Last week's Dutch climate case, ordering the Dutch government to do more to reduce GHG emissions faster, shows a path forward for Canadian courts. Hear Dianne Saxe discuss why on the CBC Radio's The Current, with Professor James Coleman of the University of Calgary. Here is the podcast link. Happy Canada Day. We have received so many lovely comments on this interview, thank you, including:  

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