A list of programs already scrapped by Ford’s government

The cap and trade On June 15, Ford announced that his government’s first act after swearing in will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme. Ford also said he would challenge the federal government’s current authority to impose a carbon tax on Ontario residents. Ontario’s cap and trade program limits the amount of pollution a company is allowed to produce in the province. When a company will exceed these limits they can purchase allowances at auction. Green Ontario Fund The Green Ontario Fund was set up to help residents save money while fighting climate change. The program was part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s cap on pollution and carbon market. But months into the program, it’s now no longer in existence.“…

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