Posts Tagged ‘Reusable Bag’

BC Supreme Court rules in favour of Victoria’s plastic bag ban

By Richard ZussmanOnline Journalist based at B.C. Legislature  Global News The BC Supreme Court has ruled the city of Victoria can ban single-use plastic checkout bags. The court dismissed the challenge to the City’s Checkout Bag Regulation by the Canadian Plastic Bag Association on Tuesday. “The City is very pleased that the Court has confirmed our ability to…

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Plastic Bag Bans Court Controversy

Toronto City Council’s recent decision to backtrack on previous plans to ban the use of plastic bags from grocery markets seems to come in opposition to the prevailing trend in North America. Across the continent, it’s true, many municipalities have instituted or are discussing some type of plastic bag ban or tariff similar to the…

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