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Ian Arthur, MPP Kingston and the Islands

Government of Ontario

Debate: Bill 4, Cancellation of Cap-and-Trade

Published on October 30, 2018

Today the NDP caucus voted against Bill 4, the legislation that effectively cancels Ontario's cap-and-trade program. This legislation was our only tool to fight the most pressing issue of our time, climate change. Here's the video from the debate today when I made one last attempt to get someone from the government side to listen.