Highlights / targets

Immigration & Refugees, Society

More immigration will ‘drive prosperity,’ says minister

Canada plans to admit an historic 1.2 million permanent residents between 2021 and 2023. COVID-19 has caused disruptions at Canada’s borders and has led to a shortfall in the number of admissions in the past few months. But the minister »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

G20 not meeting Paris climate change targets

A coalition of climate groups says industrialized and emerging nations of the G20 must cut emissions by about half by 2030 in order to meet the targets set at the Paris conference in 2015. Climate Transparency has issued a report »


Salt reduction was only modest with voluntary targets: Health Canada

The Canadian government’s health department has found that voluntary sodium reduction targets set in 2012 have had “modest” results in cutting the salt content of processed foods and that “additional measures are needed.” It had set reduction targets for 94 »