Four key recommendations include building retrofits, clean transportation, nature-based climate solutions and protected areas
The need for recovery from the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 task us with a historic responsibility. We can choose to reinvest in the status quo, or we can rebuild better and more safely. The Green Budget Coalition strongly encourages making climate and biodiversity objectives central to Canada's recovery.
Letter to Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister of Canada from Theresa McClenaghan, CELA Executive Director and Counsel.
Read the Green Budget Coalition’s April 2020 letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, providing input on aligning needed stimulus measures with core environmental objectives to maximize benefits to Canadians in these unprecedented times and beyond.
The Green Budget Coalition (GBC) brings together 22 leading Canadian environmental organizations, to present an analysis of the most pressing issues regarding environmental sustainability in Canada and to make a consolidated annual set of recommendations to the federal government regarding strategic fiscal and budgetary opportunities.
Title: Recommendations for Budget 2019 Resource Type: Report Content: GBC-Recommendations-Budget2019 # of Pages: 56 Date authored: September 2018 Author Organization: Green Budget Coalition