Doug Ford channels his inner Don Cherry on global warming and the Stanley Cup playoffs - 2019-05-06

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F94.png Doug Ford channels his inner Don Cherry on global warming and the Stanley Cup playoffs May 6, 2019, Martin Regg Cohn, Toronto Star

When it comes to a carbon tax, carve these words in stone: "There is no cheating these federal rules; a provincial carbon price is mandatory."

No, this quote is not from the latest Saskatchewan Court of Appeal verdict dismissing a legal challenge led by prairie Tories — aided and abetted by Ontario.

In fact, this bold declaration can be found in the first draft of the 2018 election platform proclaimed by Ontario's Progressive Conservatives — the so-called People's Guarantee that all candidates signed on to.

Until then-leader Patrick Brown resigned, whereupon all those Tories unsigned. And fell into line faster than a flock of Canada geese changing course as the climate changes.

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