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Plastic Ban Sparks Legal Threat

Industries affected by Toronto's plastic bag ban are threatening legal action if city council doesn't reverse the ban. The plastics industry is lobbying hard, saying that 90 per cent of the plastic b...

Why B.C. Won't Ban Plastic

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 authority, local politicians say. Councillors in the country’...

Toronto Votes To Ban Plastic Bags

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 to scrap the five-cent retail bag tax on July 1,...