Front Burner

Climate change at centre of Elections Canada partisan ad controversy

Today on Front Burner, Elections Canada spokesperson Natasha Gauthier explains why the agency may deem climate change a partisan issue during the 2019 federal election; and executive director of Evidence for Democracy, Katie Gibbs, shares her perspective on the controversy.
Tim Gray is the executive director of Environmental Defence Canada. (Garry Asselstine/CBC)
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This week, Elections Canada is at the centre of a firestorm over what it classifies a partisan issue during the federal election campaign period. Today on Front Burner, Elections Canada spokesperson Natasha Gauthier explains why the agency may deem climate change a partisan issue. Katie Gibbs, executive director of the non-partisan, non-profit organization Evidence for Democracy also shares her perspective on the controversy.

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