Court rules Ford government broke the law by not consulting public on ending cap-and-trade

"An Ontario court has found Premier Doug Ford‘s government broke the law by deciding to cut the cap-and-trade program without public consultation.


In a press release Friday morning, Ecojustice and Greenpeace, which brought the suit, said the case was ultimately dismissed but, “The majority of the court agreed that Premier Doug Ford’s decision to scrap the province’s cap-and-trade program in 2018 without public consultation was unlawful.”


The dismissal of the case, however, means the judges’ decision will not be enforced and the government will not have to reverse their decision on cap-and-trade."


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