Only hybrid or electric cars for cabinet as Ottawa aims to cut emissions

The Greening Government Strategy released Tuesday sets a goal to cut emissions from federal government buildings and vehicles by at least 80 per cent compared with 2005 levels by 2050.

  • ontario john

    And the National Post has a story that Canadian cities are banning wood stoves and fireplaces to fight global warming. Yes its more important to keep environmental loons happy, than save people from freezing to death during power outages.

    • Exile1981

      vancouver is talking on banning them in existing homes as well as in new construction.

    • Because voters can always be replaced with illegal migrants.

      Freeze away!

  • tom_billesley

    Reducing the size of government wouldn’t be part of the plan.

  • CodexCoder

    Ok, we can resolve this tomorrow. Cut the heat and light from Parliament Hill, and not only is the goal met, but with no politicians able to meet in Ottawa, and no one to guide the civil service, the whole Ponzi scheme should collapse almost overnight.

  • Millie_Woods

    And they’ll be paying for them out of their own taxpayers. What an awesome display of virtue.

    • Clausewitz

      Buying the most expensive option that down the road turns into environmental disaster at the expense of the taxpayers makes perfect sense to a Liberal.

  • Cat-astrophe

    I see she’s riding a ‘girls’ bike.

    • Watchman

      Stop being so sexist.

  • deplorabledave

    They will all be parked in heated garages (heated by petroleum products most certainly) and plugged in to the taxpayers wallet 24/7.

  • Literally Hitler

    Obviously another commitment to grow the economy. And the budget will balance itself.

    • Watchman

      Makes you wonder if Elon Musk gave Justin a call and asked for a favour…

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  • Frances

    There goes Question Period.

  • simus1

    No hybrids.
    Fully electric battery run clown cars are only suitable transport for that lot.

  • Watchman

    How about reducing the impact by just cutting the number of government employees by 80% and this will also a long way to reducing the Canadian deficit?