Plastic Bag Ban Toronto

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...

Toronto To Reverse Plastic Ban?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto city council voted Wednesday not to revisit its decision to ban plastic bags on Jan. 1, 2013.Only 18 of the city's 45 councillors vo...

Plastic Ban Sparks Legal Threat

CBC | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada Business

Industries affected by Toronto's plastic bag ban are threatening legal action if city council doesn't reverse the ban. The plastics indust...

There's Nothing "Extremist" About Banning Plastic Bags

Mariah Griffin-Angus | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Business
Mariah Griffin-Angus

Recently, Toronto City Council did something that Mayor Rob Ford deemed "ludicrous and dangerous": They banned plastic bags. Yet, while commentators such as the Globe and Mail's Margaret Wente decried the ban as the "new puritan cause," African countries have been out front on this issue for years.

Why B.C. Won't Ban Plastic

CBC | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada

Any hopes of Vancouver following Toronto’s lead in banning plastic shopping bags are being played down because B.C. cities don’t have the authorit...

Toronto Votes To Ban Plastic Bags

CP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Toronto's plastic bag tax will be a thing of the past on Canada Day, and six months later, the bags will be too.City council passed a motion...