And it should go beyond plastic bags and straws.
The government plans to repeal the Toxics Reduction Act, which makes companies report on their use of toxic chemicals and pollutants.
Even the most polluted waters can be saved when society fights for a better future.
The federal government has taken a huge step toward showing it has the courage to tackle this issue and put a strong solution in place.
However, the benefits may be reduced among non-smokers in areas with air pollution.
Canadians use approximately 57 million plastic straws daily, and it takes up to 200 years for one straw to decompose.
Scientists are researching ways of cleaning up some ocean plastic, but say the only way to adequately address the problem is to stop it at its source.
It's not often one gets a do-over. Let's do it right this time and get B.C.'s carbon pollution under control.
A study suggests reducing air pollution could lead to a lower rate of infection and help to save costs out of individual wallets and government coffers.
My administration is firmly committed to fighting greenhouse gas emissions, a battle we will fight on every front.