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A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy

legislation type Executive
Adaptation Framework
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2021
This is Canada’s strengthened climate plan to "create jobs and support people, communities and the planet". The plan is built on five pillars:
1) Making the Places Canadians Live and Gather More Affordable by Cutting Energy Waste
2) Making Clean, Affordable Transport and Power Available in Every Community 
3) Continuing to Ensure Pollution isn’t Free and Households Get More Money Back 
4) Building Canada’s Clean Industrial Advantage 
5) Embracing the Power of Nature to Support Healthier Families and More Resilient Communities 


  • Net-zero by 2050
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2050 | Base year:
  • reducing the embodied carbon of the structural materials of major construction projects by 30%, starting in 2025
    Public Sector | Target year: 2025
  • 75% of new domestic offices must be net-zero by 2030
    Residential & Commercial | Target year: 2030
  • Fleet Operations: Reduce scope 1 and 2 emissions 90% by 2050 relative to 2005 levels
    Transport | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Investment target of $5 billion for clean power
  • Canada’s target to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40-45% by the year 2025
    Energy | Target year: 2025
  • Coalition is targeting a 45% reduction in methane emissions by 2025 and 60-75% by 2030.
    Energy | Target year: 2030
  • Government is proposing to continue to put a price on carbon pollution, post-2022, by $15 per year to 2030.
    Finance | Target year: 2030
  • national emission reduction target of 30% below 2020 levels from fertilizers and work with fertilizer manufacturers
    Agriculture | Base year: 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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