Media Round Up October 2

Growing number of Ontario municipalities oppose sale of Hydro One
CTV News -Municipal politicians opposed to the Ontario government’s plans to sell Hydro One said Monday that the issue is hurting federal Liberals on the campaign trail, and will come back to haunt the provincial party as well.More than one third of Ontario’s municipalities, 165 so far, have passed resolutions opposing the Liberal’s plans to sell the giant electricity transmission utility, with many complaining they were not consulted.

NDP proposes national cap-and-trade system to fight climate change
Toronto Star –After ‘years of Liberal and Conservative failures on the environment,’Thomas Mulcairis promising that a government under the New Democrats would ensure that Canada becomes ‘the global leader in the fight againstclimate change.’

Ontario businesses want to know about Liberals’ cap-and-trade plan
CBC News –
Ontario businesses want to know more about the provincial government’s cap-and-trade plan, but they also want to have their say in what it will look like.In April, the governing Liberals announced thatOntario will see a cap-and-trade system implementedby the provincial government, in a bid to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Canadian regulators approve Enbridge Line 9
Toronto Sun –Canadian regulators approved the hydrotest results of Enbridge Inc’s Line 9 crude oil pipeline on Wednesday, clearing the way for the delayed 300,000 barrel-per-day route to the east of the country to start operating.The newly reversed Line 9 will ship mainly light inland crude from Sarnia, Ontario, to Montreal, Quebec. It previously flowed in the opposite direction, taking imported crude to Ontario.

Ontario and Alberta agree to fight climate change in their own ways
Global News -Ontario and Alberta have different approaches on climate change, but agree reducing greenhouse gases is a key issue linked directly to the economy, Premiers Kathleen Wynne and Rachel Notley said after meeting in Toronto Thursday.

Source: AMPCO News Feed

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