Why this election I am voting for a Green New Deal

By Claire O’Manique, #OurTime2019 organizer

Ottawa Climate Strike; Youth pose in front of parliament with an Our Time to Rise Banner. Photo Credit: Nhattan Nguyen

Every election feels important, but this federal election is particularly critical. When Canadians head to the ballot box, they will elect the government that will lead us through 4 critical years in the very short window we have to tackle the climate emergency. While some politicians want to make it seem as though climate change is…