Ford’s move serves to sabotage environmental responsibility
By Sheila CoppsJul. 9, 2018
By cutting government taxes on gasoline, Doug Ford is actually decreasing the envelope available for investment in public transit expansion across the province.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s very first political act was to scrap the provincial cap and trade system. He framed the decision as 'promise made, promise kept,' circulating a video tweet that features gas tank prices going down. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s very first political act was to scrap the provincial cap and trade system.
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Lobbying commissioner Nancy Bélanger says she's considering doing 'spot checks' for political activities in an effort to advise lobbyists of how their lobbying activities might be affected in the future.
An original plan for a new structure west of West Block is no longer in the works, says Senator Scott Tannas, as Senators claim space in new Wellington Street development for offices when East Block is refurbished.