Tag: Karen Wirsig

Big plastic fights government efforts to curb plastic pollution

Environmental groups are in court this week (March 7 - 9) to support the Canadian government’s efforts to fend off an industry-led effort to...

National ban on harmful single-use plastics comes into effect soon

Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, and Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, published final regulations to prohibit single-use plastics including: checkout...

Canada Takes Regulatory Action to Address Plastic Pollution

Several major environmental organizations are applauding the Government of Canada's decision to list “plastic manufactured items” on Schedule 1 under the Canadian Environmental Protection...