During an election-campaign stop today in Longueuil, Que., May says she backs the movement known as Extinction Rebellion, whose members shut down Montreal’s Jacques Cartier Bridge.
But she quickly adds that voting Green in the coming federal election is the most effective way to ensure Canada confronts the climate emergency by significantly curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
The party advocates phasing out bitumen production between 2030 and 2035, and objects to approval of any new pipelines, coal-mining projects, or oil or gas drilling.
May says the Greens will oppose construction of a fossil-fuel pipeline anywhere in Quebec.
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