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hatrack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:28 PM
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Harper Fires Special Environmental Official In Charge Of "Climate Fund" - Vancouver Sun
OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper has dismissed a special environmental adviser the former Liberal government named to kick-start Canada's attempts at curbing greenhouse-gas emissions under the Kyoto accord.

Critics said the move torpedoes the Canada Emission Reduction Incentives Agency, also called the Climate Fund, and suggested Harper does not intend to soften his opposition to government funding for the reduction of greenhouse gases. The program is the latest in a series of Kyoto-inspired measures -- including home-energy incentives, wind-energy development and an alternative-fuels program -- to be scuttled by the Conservatives, Liberal MP John Godfrey said.

On Harper's recommendation, cabinet approved an order earlier this month that vaguely referred to fixing "the salary and other employment conditions" of Allan Amey, named by former prime minister Paul Martin in 2005 as the Climate Fund's designated president and also special adviser to the deputy minister of the environment.

The deputy minister at the time, Samy Watson, subsequently resigned in disagreement over the Conservative government'senvironmental policy and has since been named Canada's director at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

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cdnwannabe Donating Member (178 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 12:33 PM
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1. Just call him "BushCo of the Great White North"
When's the next election, Canada???
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