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Ontario to create climate change agency?

April 28, 2016 – The Government of Ontario is making plans for the introduction of a new agency that will be given a broad mandate to change energy use in the province.

April 28, 2016  By Andrew Macklin

According to an article from The Globe and Mail, the information was stated as part of a confidential draft of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan that was obtained by the newspaper.

The plan calls for the removal of seven million gas-burning cars from provincial roadways by 2030, ensuring most building are emissions-free by 2050 and additional carbon reduction initiatives.

The document, according to a spokesman for the Minister of the Environment, is a preliminary draft to solicit feedback on the government’s ideas for reducing carbon emissions.

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