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12:13PM
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Ottawa takes ‘plastics’ policy to the extreme

The government wants Canadians to “bring their own containers" to restaurants.


9:06AM
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Ottawa wages costly war on ‘plastics’ problem

Ninety-nine per cent of plastics used in Canada are disposed of safely via recycling, incineration or landfilling.


9:24AM
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Ottawa’s plastic bans will cost Canadians money

Paper manufacturing uses more energy than manufacturing plastic.


10:00AM
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Federal government continues misguided war on plastic

Approximately 93 per cent of all plastics dumped into the sea come from 10 rivers in Asia and Africa.


10:37AM
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Plastics ban one more blow to Alberta’s energy sector

Investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector has declined by 35 per cent.


4:26PM
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Trudeau government’s plastic ban all pain, little gain

Canada’s ban will have virtually no impact on plastic waste in the ocean.


11:00AM
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Plastic bans won’t help the oceans during pandemics or during the best of times

At least 86 per cent of plastic waste entering the ocean from land comes via a handful of rivers in Asia.


10:09AM
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Sobeys joins foolish war on plastic
Prime Minister Trudeau recently said Canada will ban some “single use” plastics by 2021.

10:11AM
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Plastics ban—look before you leap

Prime Minister Trudeau recently proposed a federal ban on certain single-use plastics.