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Will your vote help to protect the environment?

Will your vote help to protect the environment?

” The party has also promised to work with Indigenous partners to protect 30 per cent of Canadian land and water by 2030.The party has promised to work with Indigenous partners to protect at least 17 per cent of Canada’s land, building up to 25 per cent, but it doesn’t mention water protection.It also promises to protect 30 per cent of land, fresh water, and oceans by 2030 by expanding the Indigenous Guardians program, creating jobs, and cleaning up the environment by making polluters pay.Like the Liberals and the NDP, it would also ban single-use plastics and, with the help of Indigenous guardians, attempt to protect 30 per cent of fresh water and land in each Canadian ecosystem by 2030, increasing to 50 per cent by 2050.

Much has been written by others about the main parties’ climate platforms, but where do they stand on other environmental-protection measures, including environmental justice and protecting biodiversity?It would ban single-use plastics, and introduce legislation similar to Bill C-230 to “examine the link between race, socioeconomic status, and exposure to environmental risk; and develop a strategy to address environmental justice.

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