The Canadian Press

2016-12-09 | First Ministers

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A day-long meeting of first ministers on finalizing a national climate plan is off to a fractious start. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is flatly asserting he won't be signing any agreement today on a national carbon price, while B-C's Christy Clark says elements of the deal may have to be set aside for further assessment. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says there are some differences but she is cautiously optimistic. (The premiers also want to extract greater health care funding from the Liberal government, but several say they won't be linking the two crucial issues of climate change and health spending.)

Date: 2016-12-09
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << climate change is still real we still have an obligation as legislators to act and certainly that's the the perspective I'm going to take into this but we have to listen to everybody's very legitimate concerns as well but you know we are a country that that works out our differences and I'm hopeful that we'll be able to do that today >>