Trudeau’s proposed plastics ban is an opportunity wasted

This could have been a legacy initiative, a moment for the prime minister to stake a leadership position in one of the most urgent issues of our time.

But this isn’t 2018.

Or 2017.

Or 2016.

We have to spool back to spring of last year to recall Justin Trudeau’s anemic response to then Prime Minister Theresa May’s Commonwealth crusade to ban single-use plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic cotton buds. “I know there will be a lot of interest in Prime Minister May’s proposal and and I look forward to the discussion at that time,” Trudeau said then.

The word “flaccid” comes to mind. Read Full Article - The Star, June 12, 2019