The headlines today are full of stories on the North American Free Trade Agreement, and rightly so. But while NAFTA rules the front pages, other economic policies in Canada are taking shape in the background.

In December, the government of Canada quietly rolled out its Greening Government Strategy, a plan to reduce harmful carbon pollution from government operations by 40 percent by 2030 and by 80 percent by 2050. The strategy includes commitments to purchase electric vehicles, use 100 percent clean electricity in government buildings, work with government suppliers to reduce their carbon pollution and more . . .

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