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Effects of Climate Change

Liberal

  • Support retrofits & upgrades to protect against extreme weather.
  • Develop flood maps for higher-risk areas in the next 3 years.
  • Create a low-cost national flood insurance programme.
  • Finalise the National Adaption Strategy by 2022.
  • Expand eligibility for CMHC deep home retrofits.
  • Create a Climate Adaption Home Rating Program.
  • Create a nation-wide flood ready information portal.

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Conservative

  • Appoint a national disaster resilience advisor to the Privy Council Office.
  • Implement a national action plan on floods, incl. a residential high risk flood insurance programme.
  • Implement a national climate adaption strategy, incl. addressing flood readiness w/ private sector solutions.
  • Consider mitigation & adaptation in infrastructure investments.
  • Invest $3 billion in natural climate solutions.

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NDP

  • Create a National Crisis Strategy to help communities plan for & respond to climate risks.
  • Create a new Climate Corps of young workers to respond to climate impacts.
  • Create an Office of Environmental Justice to address disproportionate impacts of pollution & loss of biodiversity on low-income, racialised, & other marginalised communities.
  • Expand funding for adaptation & disaster response.

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Green

  • Increase funding for the Disaster Mitigation & Adaptation Fund to support climate resilience projects, including wildfire mitigation, rehabilitation of storm water systems, & restoration of wetlands, shorelines, & other natural infrastructure.
  • Create an independent, scientific, non-partisan, diverse Climate Council to advise the government.

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