Canada

Canada is a country in North America, directly north of the United States. It is governed by the federal Government of Canada.

COVID-19

Sustainable Development Goals

Canada is a signatory to the Sustainable Development Goals put forth through the United Nations.

Climate action

In April 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40-45% below 2005 levels by the year 2030, an acceleration of previously announced goals.1) As the Trudeau government put further pressure on the agriculture industry in July 2022 to rapidly reduce their fertilizer use by 30%, farmers sounded the alarm, warning of worsening food shortages and huge economic losses (estimated at $10.4 billion CAD over the course of the decade).2)

2)
Skerritt, J. (2022, July 27). Trudeau Spars With Farmers on Climate Plan Risking Grain Output. Bloomberg. https://archive.ph/K77Ia
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