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EDITORIAL: Doug Ford plays the joker card (June 2021)

July 15th, 2021 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: Doug Ford plays the joker card (June 2021)

Doug Ford has become the first Ontario premier to invoke Section 33 of the Constitution, the so-called notwithstanding clause. This allows him to ignore an Ontario court ruling that quashed Ontario’s new law limiting third-party advertising ahead of the provincial election. It is a tantrum by a premier who will do anything to silence his critics including violating the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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GREENINGS: Reduce, reuse, and then recycle (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on GREENINGS: Reduce, reuse, and then recycle (May 2018)

The energy lost in the pretense of plastic recycling

By Terri Chu

With the celebration of Earth Day behind us and the provincial election before us, it seemed appropriate to rerun Greenings from February 2016. Writing that three Rs are not all equal, Chu is cautious about playing fast and loose with energy generation, and argues that the Wynne government needs to get it right when it comes to all things green.

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