Posts Tagged ‘evvironment’

Doug Ford aims to lower gas prices by ending Ontario’s cap-and-trade of carbon dioxide emissions..

July 3, 2018

Premier Doug Ford is abandoning Ontario’s greenhouse-gas-reduction measures in favour of cheaper gasoline.

Ford announced Tuesday that his newly elected Progressive Conservative government has revoked the regulation that adds 4.3 cents a litre to gas prices as part of Ontario’s cap-and-trade alliance with Quebec and California.

Canada fails to protect bees by opting against full pesticide ban – environmentalists

December 20, 2017

Environmental groups in Canada have lashed out at the government, saying it has failed to protect bees. Ottawa has proposed limiting the use of bee-killing insecticides, but environmentalists want them completely banned.