VANCOUVER – The same day that New Democrat leader John Horgan committed to breaking the transportation funding gridlock in Metro Vancouver by increasing the provincial share of capital funding for public transportation improvements to 40 per cent, Premier Christy Clark sent out her minister responsible to say “no” to increased funding and to tell Metro mayors and commuters to “suck it up” and find the money themselves.
VICTORIA – There is only one true measure of climate leadership: Are your carbon emissions going up, or are they going down? Under Premier Christy Clark they have grown steadily and are on track to grow more.
Here is the undeniable evidence that shows how Christy Clark is making B.C. a climate failure:
Emissions have gone up, not down
VICTORIA – In this year’s B.C. Budget, Christy Clark increased disability rates for the first time in nine years, then clawed back most of the increase by cancelling free bus passes for people with disabilities. Christy Clark is simply giving with one hand, and taking with the other.
Christy Clark and her supporters are the only ones who seem to think they didn’t cancel the free bus pass program.
VICTORIA – Despite what Premier Clark would like people to think, under her leadership the B.C. Liberal government has abandoned action to combat climate change. That’s not surprising when she leads a B.C. Liberal caucus that isn’t united on whether climate change is even real.
Here are just a few examples of how the Liberal government under Premier Clark have failed on climate change.