Federal candidates square off on Indigenous issues and carbon tax at forum – Northern News Services

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201988 Views

October 10, 2019

All five federal candidates made a case as to why NWT residents should vote for them in the fast-approaching Oct. 21 election during a forum held in the capital Oct. 9.

Incumbent Liberal Member of Parliament Micheal McLeod was joined by New Democrat Mary Beckett, Conservative Yanik D’Aigle, the Green’s Paul Falvo and People’s Party of Canada candidate Luke Quinlan.

The quintet barbed over topics ranging from the environment to Indigenous issues at the CBC-hosted forum in the Ndilo Gym.

Carbon tax and climate change

Falvo opened up the discussion on the carbon tax by asserting that we are in a climate emergency and introducing a carbon tax was the least expensive option when the alternative is accepting damages of climate change.

Read More: https://nnsl.com/yellowknifer/federal-candidates-square-off-on-indigenous-issues-and-carbon-tax-at-forum/

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