Feds could tell you when to drive if carbon price law stands, court told – paNOW

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201970 Views

Apr 17, 2019

TORONTO — The federal government will end up with the power to regulate almost every facet of life — such as when you can drive or where you can live — if its law aimed at curbing harmful greenhouse gas emissions is allowed to stand, Ontario’s top court heard Monday.

The law is so broad, a lawyer for the province said on Day 1 of a four-day Appeal Court hearing, that it would give the Ottawa powers that would destabilize Canada in the name of curbing the cumulative effects of global-warming emissions.

“They could regulate where you live, how often you drive your car,” Josh Hunter told the five-justice panel. “It would unbalance the federation.”

Read More: https://panow.com/2019/04/17/feds-could-tell-you-when-to-drive-if-carbon-price-law-stands-court-told/

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