Trudeau Vows to Go ‘Further, Faster’ on Climate in His 3rd Term

Nov. 23, 2021, 6:15 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sketched out his government’s third-term agenda, emphasizing the need for strong action on climate change as Canada grapples with unprecedented flooding along its Pacific coast.

Building a resilient post-pandemic economy, underpinned by the country’s first national childcare plan, and continuing to address the historic harms done to Indigenous people are also top priorities, the government said Tuesday during a so-called throne speech in Ottawa.

Justin Trudeau speaks at an Ottawa news conference on Oct. 26 after unveiling his new cabinet.
Photographer: David Kawai/Bloomberg

The broad-strokes address, delivered by Governor General Mary Simon but written by the prime minister’s office, comes two months after the government was returned to power. Though the incumbent Liberals won ...

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