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Toronto Flip Flops On Plastic Bag Ban

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto city council is scrapping its plan to ban the use of plastic bags by retailers.Councillors voted overwhelmingly against the bylaw on...

Tips For Breaking Your Bag Habit

Lisa Borden | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

The bags have been banned. Rather than wasting your time getting your plastic bags in a knot, just look at it as the catalyst you need to bring about much needed change. And, keep this in mind: having a huge collection of $1 reusable bags is worse than hoarding plastic bags. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your reusable bags, while consuming the least.

My Dog And I Pooh-Pooh Your Bag Ban

Peter Worthington | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

I found plastic bags enormously useful to have around -- not only for garbage at home, but also when walking the dog. How can plastic bags be banned? Who do those councilors think they are? Who'll police the ban? Surely not our cops. The plastic bag fiasco stands as another example of those in charge trying to improve on an issue, and going too far into an area they know little about, having done no research.

Disposable News: Bob Rae and Plastic Bags

J.J. McCullough | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Gossip about the political future of acting Liberal boss Bob Rae seems to appeal to precisely two sorts of people: the gossips themselves -- who were in full force this weekend -- and Bob Rae. Meanwhile, Toronto City Council's Wednesday night decision to ban plastic bags from Hogtown supermarkets will provoke some manner of "national discussion" on the issue.