Yesterday, the Ford Government fulfilled its election pledge to cancel Ontario’s cap and trade scheme with the passing of Bill 4, The Cap and Trade Cancellation Act.
That leaves Ontario subject to the federal carbon pricing regime which in turn is subject to challenge by Ontario to the courts on constitutional grounds – Ontario Files Arguments to Challenge the Federal Government’s Carbon Tax
Ontario is consulting on a comprehensive, made-in-Ontario environment plan to help protect and conserve air, land and water, address urban litter and waste, increase resilience to climate change and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which it says it will release later this fall –The Province Wants Your Ideas for a Made-in-Ontario Plan
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