Deb Schulte
Hon. Deb Schulte
Member of Parliament for King—Vaughan
MP Schulte Hosts Climate Action Town Hall
April 1, 2019

March 28, 2019 - Vaughan, Ontario

MP Deb Schulte Hosts Climate Action Town Hall in Vaughan

Deb Schulte, MP held a town hall discussion on clean growth and climate change, where experts, Craig Stewart, Vice President of Federal Affairs, Insurance Bureau of Canada and Mark Winfield, Professor of Environmental Studies, York University discussed the impacts of climate change, the cost of inaction and the actions that are being taken by the Government of Canada to address climate change.

Our discussion focused on the areas of:

The scientific evidence is clear: climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time and is also one of the greatest opportunities. From increased incidence of droughts, fires, extreme heat events, to coastal flooding, to the expanding melt of sea ice in our Arctic and melting permafrost, the widespread impacts of climate change are compelling and require Canadians to take action. Together, we can all be part of the solution.

Quotes

“The shift to a cleaner, greener future is already underway. Our plan will drive growth and ensure that Canada is well placed to seize the opportunities of the emerging, low-carbon economy for the benefit of families, communities and businesses while also ensuring a clean and sustainable future for our children.”

-Deb Schulte, Member of Parliament for King-Vaughan and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue

Quick Facts:

Associated Links:

Backgrounder: Ontario and Pollution Pricing

Backgrounder: Climate Action Incentive Payments

Backgrounder: Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Backgrounder: Affordable Electricity Bills and a Clean Economy

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