New advocacy group joins push for green recovery from COVID-19's economic shock
"Official plans for an economic recovery package in Canada — green or otherwise — are still in their infancy. There is likely to come a time when governments will use stimulus spending to boost their wounded economies. But nearly all of the federal government's attention is still consumed by the profound challenges of containing a contagious disease and reopening communities amid an ongoing health threat.
Civil society, though, is not waiting to push the Liberal government to focus any recovery plan on emissions-reducing and sustainable projects--a push that now includes a group of environmental, financial and political figures who are hoping to draft a set of recommendations
over the next two months.."