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Climate Change: Ford government will compensate cap and trade participants in program wind down

Yesterday, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips announced details of legislation that will, if passed, formally end the cap-and-trade carbon tax era in Ontario. The Province revoked the cap-and-trade carbon tax regulation and prohibited all trading … Continue reading

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Paul Manning Speaks to ICIS News About Ford’s Challenge to Trudeau’s Federal Carbon Pricing

ICIS News spoke with Paul Manning recently about the risks facing Ontario’s newly elected Progressive Conservative Government in its threatened constitutional challenge to the imposition of carbon pricing by Canada’s Federal Government. Paul’s comments are reproduced in ICIS subscription only … Continue reading

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Ontario government issues its Long Term Energy Plan 2017 as Opposition plans to unwind cap and trade

As Kathleen’s Wynne’s government releases Ontario’s  2017 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), Delivering Fairness and Choice,  Patrick Brown’s Progressive Conservative Party  (PCP) prepares to vote on two policy resolutions that seek to unwind major parts of the Liberal environmental strategy. Among the recommended policy resolutions … Continue reading

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Paul Manning Speaks at Hazmat Management Magazine’s Remediation Technology Seminar

I was delighted to to join the roster of speakers at  Hazmat Management Magazines’ Remediation Technology Seminar at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga today., The seminar provided an overview of new developments in remediation technology in Canada and discussed how new regulations will … Continue reading

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Ontario passes the the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act

In our post on February 4, 2016: Ontario introduces new climate change legislation we reported the Ontario Government’s introduction of  the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act. That Act was passed today and awaits royal assent before becoming law. Under the Act, money raised … Continue reading

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Ontario Posts Draft Cap and Trade Regulation for Consultation

Ontario has posted its proposed draft cap and trade regulation on the Environmental and Regulatory registries for a 45-day public and stakeholder comment period. This comment period builds on previous consultations with industry and business on the design of a … Continue reading

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Ontario Introduces New Climate Change Legislation

  Ontario introduced new legislation today to ensure that proceeds from the province’s cap and trade system are transparently reinvested into green projects and actions that will reduce greenhouse gas pollution. The legislation also includes a more controversial proposal (apparently … Continue reading

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