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Budget 2024: Canada needs to go all-in on green industrial policy

Prepared remarks for Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2024 Budget

Canada and the EU should divest from CETA’s dangerous investment court system

It’s time to treat the novel investor-state dispute settlement system like a stranded asset

How Canada can meet its 2030 climate targets

Adapted from the CCPA’s fall 2023 submission to Canada’s Net-Zero Advisory Body by Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood & Marc Lee

Parliament is resuming. What should progressives be watching for?

Now that the summer break is over, the federal government is back in session amidst a cost-of-living crisis.

Hennessy’s Index: The climate crisis

The world is getting hotter, and the climate crisis is burning up. Let's look at some of the numbers.

The invisible workforce and climate justice

Building maintenance operators could be an unexpected climate champion, if given the tools

After the flood, they mapped land ownership

Land ownership matters—and mapping it out is a powerful tool in the just transition toolbox

Candidate forums can foster a collaborative climate movement

A Manitoba example of using the 5D framework for organizing

When governments fail us

Governments at all levels are abdicating their responsibility in the climate crisis. That doesn't mean all is lost.

Why Canada needs grassroots climate organizing

The climate crisis is a problem too big for anyone to solve on their own.

How organizing led Nanaimo to adopt the doughnut economics framework

They started during the worst of the pandemic—and won.

AFB 2024: Environment and climate change

Alternative Federal Budget: what the federal government could achieve in the climate crisis