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Courts expose Ottawa’s green overreach

The federal government’s anti-plastic regulations would add about 2.9 million tonnes of substitute materials to the waste stream.


2:21PM
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Court ruling on plastics ban welcome news for Canadians

The government's ban on six types of single-use plastics went into effect last year.


10:29AM
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Ottawa’s next phase of ‘plastics’ war will increase cost of fruits and vegetables

Less than 1 per cent of plastics used in Canada end up as waste in the environment.


8:52AM
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Ottawa’s proposed ‘food packaging’ ban will harm Canadians without helping the environment

Plastic wrapping is crucial in food preservation, food transit and the reduction of food waste.


3:30AM
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Ottawa’s plastic ban plan—stunningly poor and deceptive policy

Alternatives to plastic straws, forks and spoons likely cause as much or more environmental harm.


2:30AM
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Ottawa’s anti-plastic crusade enters dangerous territory

According to the government’s own analysis, these regulations will increase waste generated from substitutes by almost 300,000 tonnes in 2024.


8:40AM
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Ottawa’s plastics ban is bad for the environment

According to the government’s own report, 99 per cent of the country’s plastic waste is already disposed of safely.


3:30AM
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Federal government’s climate spending tab excludes costs you’ll pay

The ban on single-use plastic products will force Canadians to pay higher prices for lower quality alternatives.


3:30AM
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Conventional plastic recycling doesn’t work—even Greenpeace says so

By the government’s own accounting, its net-zero plastics campaign will cost more than it will save in waste management costs.


1:42PM
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Science exposes Ottawa’s ill-founded war on plastics

Alternatives to single-use plastics actually have worse impacts on the environment.