Neither will the Canadian Govt.
Yes things will catch up but I think things will have got very desperate before then.
'not to optimistic' Is this a euphemism for "I don' think there is a chance in hell".
Here are a couple of books to read:
"Collapse: Or Why Societies Choose To Fail" by Jared Diamond.
"Catastrophe: An Investigation into the Origins of the Modern World" by David Keys.
Not directly applicable but they give an insight into how humans both individually and as societies don't take corrective action until it is too late, if ever. In particular note Diamond's comments about Australia and compare them with some recent reports about changing water use allocations there.