Rob Ford Plastic Bag Ban

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.

Readers Respond To Toronto's Plastic Bag Ban

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto became the first major city in Canada to ban plastic bags on Wednesday. The move came as a surprise because council was debating killing a 5-c...