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Our government doesn't speak for us when it comes to climate change

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I won't forget the time I was in the same room as Hillary Clinton: I shed so many tears.

It was June 2012, in Rio de Janeiro. I was at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. It was the first time I realized that, contrary to what Canadians are led to believe, our values and best interests are not represented by our government on the international stage.



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