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ENVIRONMENT : NDP unveils climate-change strategy

Feb 03, 2017 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats released what they described as a "made-inB.C." climate plan on Thursday, ahead of the spring election, promising to impose stricter targets for greenhouse gas emissions while shying away from aggressive increases to the province's carbon tax.

The NDP plan, which also includes expanding an existing carbon-tax rebate, comes ahead of a campaign in which climate change and environmental concerns related to pipelines are expected to be significant is...