Harper Goes Far Too Slow – Says All But ‘No’ – To Sound Plan For Canada’s Energy Future

John Bacher
Niagara At Large
Date published: 
July 6, 2015

An obscure regulation will come into effect this July as a result of an initiative of the Conservative government of Canada’s prime minister, Stephen Harper. It prohibits the construction of any new coal burning electrical plant in Canada and will phase out those currently operating by the year 2061.....

......While provinces have the power to follow Ontario’s lead and shut down coal burning plants, the federal government has the opportunity to offer incentives to do so.


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