Canada’s environment is central to Canadians’ prosperity, says coalition of environmental organizations
Last week, the Green Budget Coalition released a report, Recommendations for Budget 2015, which encourages the Government of Canada to take certain measures to advance environmental sustainability and stimulate innovation and economic opportunities.
“The Green Budget Coalition believes strongly that adopting the recommendations in his document will be invaluable for providing Canadians with a healthy environment, a thriving, sustainable economy and the opportunity to live healthy lives today and far into the future,” said Andrew Van Iterson, Manager of the Green Budget Coalition.
The report focuses on three strategic areas:
- Energy innovation and climate change leadership
- Achieving Canada’s conservation commitments
- Ensuring healthy communities for all Canadians
Nature Canada is a member of the Green Budget Coalition. The Coalition brings together the collective expertise of fourteen of Canada’s leading environmental and conservation organizations, representing over 600,000 Canadians, 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.