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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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.