DOUG FORD'S CAP & TRADE PLANS JUNE 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018

By Michelle Saunders

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Premier-designate Doug Ford announced his cabinet’s 1st act will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme and challenge the federal government’s authority to impose a carbon tax on the people of Ontario. Ford also announced Ontario would be serving notice of its withdrawal from the joint agreement linking Ontario, Quebec and California’s cap-and-trade markets as well as the pro-carbon tax Western Climate Initiative. But what does this mean for the people of Ontario? Libby speaks with climate and energy Lawyer, Lisa DeMarco Allen and the Programs Director for the Toronto-based advocacy group Environmental Defence, Keith Brooks to get their take on what this could mean.

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