Sep 11, 2018
By Michael Kramer
The lawsuit alleges the government unlawfully failed to hold public consultations on a regulation – and proposed legislation to cancel the program.
Greenpeace says The Environmental Bill of Rights – legislation which is unique to Ontario – states that the province’s residents have the right to be consulted on environmentally significant regulations and legislation.
Greepeace Canada says it has secured an expedited hearing – tentatively scheduled for September 21st – so the case can be heard before the cap-the-trade cancellation legislation passes.
The group’ also seeking to have the regulation revoked.