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The quick guide to Canada’s political parties stances on environmental issues

Complete list of the political parties political stances on environmental issues

Conservative

Conservative’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Conservative’s answer: No, just enforce existing regulations Source

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

Conservative’s answer: No Source

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but producers should not be able to patent seeds Source

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, if the landowners are fairly compensated Source

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

Conservative voters: Yes Source

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but increase oversight Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only if the profits stay in Canada Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, this is a well planned project that will provide significant social and economic benefits to the region Source

Liberal

Liberal’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

New Democratic

New Democratic’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

Communist

Communist’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Communist’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

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

Communist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Communist voters: Yes Source

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

Communist’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

Communist’s answer: Yes, and legislate reductions in packaging of consumer items. Source

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

Communist’s answer: No Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

Christian Heritage

Christian Heritage’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Christian Heritage’s answer: No, and the current government is over-regulating businesses Source

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

Christian Heritage’s answer: No Source

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

Christian Heritage voters: No Source

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

Christian Heritage’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

Christian Heritage voters: Yes Source

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

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Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Christian Heritage’s answer: Yes, but only if the profits stay in Canada Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Christian Heritage’s answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

Bloc Québécois

Bloc Québécois’ political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Bloc Québécois’ answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

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

Bloc Québécois’ answer: Yes Source

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

Bloc Québécois’ answer: No Source

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

Bloc Québécois’ answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

Bloc Québécois have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Bloc Québécois have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Bloc Québécois’ answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Bloc Québécois’ answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

Libertarian

Libertarian’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the current government is over-regulating businesses Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only if the profits stay in Canada Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, this is a well planned project that will provide significant social and economic benefits to the region Source

Green

Green’s political stances on environmental issues

Environmental issues

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sands Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material Source

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

Green’s answer: No, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

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