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News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

Plastics industry says its products are not ‘toxic’, urges feds to rethink

Single-use plastic items will be banned because they are both harmful to the environment and difficult to recycle.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 7, 2020  

Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use

News General
July 9, 2020  

Regulating e-cigarette advertising key to address youth vaping

Student use has more than tripled in just four years; regulations come into effect Aug. 7.

News General
January 30, 2020  

Environment Canada to release science review backing plastics ban

An audit found less than 10% of the plastic products used in Canada are recycled.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2019  

Pork, beef exports to China to resume after five-month suspension

China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 10, 2019  

California bans hotels from using tiny plastic bottles

Takes effect in 2023 for hotels with more than 50 rooms and 2024 for hotels with less than 50 rooms.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 19, 2019  

Manitoba premier promises plastic bag ban in second term

Will begin consultations with the private sector on ways to eliminate their use.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 16, 2019  

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead

Bill would put into a law a voluntary moratorium on tanker traffic off BC’s north coast.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
April 25, 2019  

Montreal wants to ban single use plastics, polystyrene foam containers

Will hold consultations on the bylaw and move slowly to help businesses transition.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
September 17, 2018  

Canada bans use of trans fats in food products

Takes aim at partially hydrogenated oil, the main source of industrially produced trans fats.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
August 21, 2018  

States aim to stop internet release of 3D printed gun plans

Nineteen states and the District of Columbia secured a restraining order to stop that process; now they want to make it permanent.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 20, 2018  

Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban: study

Countries might be stuck with more than 110 million tonnes of plastic by 2030.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 25, 2018  

Canada will push G7 partners to sign no plastics pledge to save the oceans

That could include creating a plastics charter or a zero waste goal: McKenna.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 18, 2017  

Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

The proposed electronics ban would create logistical chaos on the world’s busiest air travel corridor.