About The Backgrounder:

As the country heads towards an election, it has never been clearer to Canadians that the climate crisis is at our doorstep. In fact, climate change remains the single largest threat to our economy and to public health. The global plastic pollution crisis has not dissipated either. And our business-as-usual approach allows thousands of toxic chemicals to be released into our environment and consumer products, which is making us sicker and even less resilient to viral epidemics.

As political parties prepare and publish their election platforms, our experts have prepared a priority list the environmental policies that will be most effective at addressing the climate crisis, plastic pollution, and other environmental concerns.

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