Greenpeace Canada suing Ontario govt over repeal of cap and trade

The lawsuit alleges the government unlawfully failed to hold public consultations on a regulation to cancel the program

via Cleantech

TORONTO – An environmental advocacy group is turning to the courts in an effort to halt the Ontario government’s plan to scrap the province’s cap-and-trade system, alleging the lack of consultation on the issue violated rights entrenched in law.

A legal challenge filed on behalf of Greenpeace Canada on Tuesday alleges Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government failed to consult the public on a regulation ending Ontario’s cap-and-trade program and a proposed bill that would alter the province’s legislative regime for tackling climate change.

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Crissy Wright is the Community Facilitator at the Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN).

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