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New Democratics policies on environmental issues

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the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Renewable Energy

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Local Environmental Guidelines

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Party’s support baseNo


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the Environment  ›  Logging

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Keystone Pipeline

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline?

  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Northern Gateway Pipeline

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project?

  Public statementsNo, not until all the Aboriginal bands this project affects agree to it

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Party’s support baseYes, but producers should not be able to patent seeds

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Party’s support baseNo