Canada PM seeks climate consensus from natives and provinces

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau talks to media at a press conference at the GLOBE 16 Conference in Vancouver, on March 2, 2016Canadian aboriginal leaders demanded a bigger role in the country’s fight against climate change, on the eve of a meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and provincial leaders, as a self-imposed national deadline looms to start cutting CO2 emissions. Climate change and clean energy are issues that must be dealt with,” Metis National Council president Clement Chartier told reporters. “We need more input,” said Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

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