Don’t be too hard on Doug Ford. His climate change plan is largely empty. But in real terms no one else is doing much either. Maybe that’s what people want.
Doug Ford's new Ontario plan is an attempt to devise a climate change solution that does not involve the carbon tax Ford campaigned against. To that end, the Progressive Conservative government has borrowed broadly and shamelessly, writes Thomas Walkom. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—Doug Ford’s climate change plan is sorely lacking.
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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.