LPC • ON • Toronto—Danforth
Julie Dabrusin (Liberal, Toronto-Danforth) has been an effective environmental advocate since being elected to Parliament in 2015. Dabrusin's environmental work started at a community level, volunteering with parks, preventing food waste, and promoting active transportation. As an MP, Dabrusin has championed green investment, including: active transportation, retrofitting buildings, and investments in Toronto’s ravines and Lake Ontario. She has advocated for modernizing the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to include a “right to a healthy environment” in the legislation. Her advocacy has supported a ban on single-use plastics and building a circular economy. Dabrusin is a strong voice for carbon pollution pricing, opposing oil sands expansion, and encouraging the transition to a low-carbon economy. As the only urban member of the All-Party Agricultural Caucus, she has advocated for support to reduce carbon emissions and innovation for more sustainable agriculture.