Delay Plastic Registry To 2025

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault has postponed until after the next election the mandatory registration of $34 billion a year worth of plastic goods made in Canada from takeaway cups to fishing gear. Guilbeault’s lawyers are currently appealing a 2023 Federal Court decision that struck a “toxic” blacklisting of plastics: “Not every plastic manufactured item has the potential to create a reasonable apprehension of harm.”

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