Toronto, Ont. – Next Wednesday, September 23rd, the federal government will lay out its agenda and COVID-19 recovery plan in the Speech from the Throne. Environmental Defence experts are available to provide expert analysis on environmental policies in advance of this important speech.

The federal government has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build back better and build the foundation for a healthier relationship with our planet, and a much healthier future for all of us. Over the summer, people across Canada have been calling for a just and green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHAT:  Interview opportunities about the Speech from the Throne and what it means for a just and green recovery.

When: In advance of the Throne Speech on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

WHO: Tim Gray, Executive Director

WHERE: Toronto

About ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (www.environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Barbara Hayes, Environmental Defence, bhayes@environmentaldefence.ca